Location of WDJ0914+1914 in the constellation of Cancer

This chart shows the location of WDJ0914+1914 in the constellation of Cancer (The Crab). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and WDJ0914+1914 itself is highlighted with a red circle on the image. This white dwarf is orbited by a Neptune-like exoplanet that is evaporating, the first ever giant planet found around a white dwarf. 


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:4 December 2019, 19:00
Related releases:eso1919
Size:3338 x 3391 px

About the Object

Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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