Betelgeuse in Orion (with annotations)

This collage shows the Orion constellation in the sky (Betelgeuse is identified by the marker), a zoom towards Betelgeuse, and the sharpest ever image of this supergiant star, which was obtained with NACO on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.

Credit:

ESO, P.Kervella, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and A. Fujii

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso0927c
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:29 juli 2009
Gerelateerde berichten:eso0927
Grootte:4337 x 1814 px

Over het object

Naam:Betelgeuse
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Giant
Afstand:650 lichtjaren
Categorie:Stars

Image Formats

Grote JPEG
2,2 MB

Wallpapers

1024x768
314,9 KB
1280x1024
522,5 KB
1600x1200
734,0 KB
1920x1200
858,3 KB
2048x1536
1,1 MB

Kleuren & filters

BandTelescoop
Optisch
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisch
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrarood
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
NACO