Wide-field view of the region of the sky where HR 6819 is located

This wide-field view shows the region of the sky, in the constellation of Telescopium, where HR 6819 can be found, a triple system consisting of two stars and the closest black hole to Earth ever found. This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. While the black hole is invisible, the two stars in HR 6819 can be viewed from the southern hemisphere on a dark, clear night without binoculars or a telescope.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

Om billedet

Id:eso2007c
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:6. maj 2020 14:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso2007
Størrelse:10960 x 8656 px

Om objektet

Navn:HR 6819
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole
Constellation:Telescopium
Kategori:Quasars and Black Holes

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Koordinater

Position (RA):18 17 7.57
Position (Dec):-56° 1' 19.54"
Field of view:184.21 x 145.49 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.9° venstre fra lodret

Farver & filtre

BåndBølgelængdeTeleskop
Optisk
B
479 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
R
649 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
I
825 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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