Supernova SN 1987A

This is a direct image of SN1987A, flanked by two nearby stars. The distance between these two is 4.5 arcsec. This reproduction is from a 2-min exposure through a R(ed) filter with the FORS1 multi-mode instrument at VLT ANTU, obtained in 0.55 arcsec seeing on September 20, 1998. North is up and East is left.

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Auðkenni:eso9944a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:5. október 1999
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso9944
Stærð:645 x 650 px

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Nafn:SN 1987A
Tegund:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Fjarlægð:170000 ljósár
Constellation:Dorado
Flokkur:Stars

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Position (RA):5 35 27.69
Position (Dec):-69° 16' 8.11"
Field of view:0.27 x 0.27 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
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R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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