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.

Kilde:

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

Om billedet

Id:eso0927c
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:29. juli 2009
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso0927
Størrelse:4337 x 1814 px

Om objektet

Navn:Betelgeuse
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Giant
Afstand:650 lysår
Kategori:Stars

Billedformater

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2,2 MB
Skrærm JPEG
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Farver & filtre

BåndTeleskop
Optisk
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrarød
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
NACO