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.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

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

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso0927c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:29. júlí 2009
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso0927
Stærð:4337 x 1814 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Betelgeuse
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Giant
Fjarlægð:650 ljósár
Flokkur:Stars

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Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Sýnilegt
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Innrautt
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
NACO