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.

Forrás:

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

About the Image

Id:eso0927c
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2009. július 29.
Related releases:eso0927
Size:4337 x 1814 px

About the Object

Név:Betelgeuse
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Giant
Distance:650 light years
Category:Stars

Képformátumok

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2,2 MB
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
NACO