Mosaic of VISTA images of NGC 4993 showing changing kilonova

This mosaic shows how the kilonova in NGC 4993 brightened, became much redder in colour and then faded in the weeks after it exploded on 17 August 2017. These images were obtained using the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Forrás:

ESO/N.R. Tanvir, A.J. Levan and the VIN-ROUGE collaboration

About the Image

Id:eso1733e
Típus:Collage
Közzététel napja:2017. október 16. 16.00
Related releases:eso1733
Size:1823 x 1317 px

About the Object

Név:NGC 4993
Típus:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Category:Galaxies

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
500,9 KB
Screensize JPEG
135,9 KB

Nagyítható


Háttérképek

1024x768
197,1 KB
1280x1024
309,6 KB
1600x1200
430,5 KB
1920x1200
474,6 KB
2048x1536
605,0 KB

 

Tekintse meg