Supernova SN 1987A

This is a direct image of SN1987A, flanked by two nearby stars. The distance between these two is 4.5 arcsec. This reproduction is from a 2-min exposure through a R(ed) filter with the FORS1 multi-mode instrument at VLT ANTU, obtained in 0.55 arcsec seeing on September 20, 1998. North is up and East is left.

Credit:

ESO

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso9944a
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:5 oktober 1999
Gerelateerde berichten:eso9944
Grootte:645 x 650 px

Over het object

Naam:SN 1987A
Type:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Afstand:170000 lichtjaren
Constellation:Dorado
Categorie:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 35 27.69
Position (Dec):-69° 16' 8.11"
Field of view:0.27 x 0.27 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Kleuren & filters

BandTelescoop
Optisch
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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