Location of b Centauri in the constellation of Centaurus

This chart shows the location of the b Centauri system, the most massive and hottest planet-hosting star pair to date. This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and the system itself is marked with a red circle.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:8 December 2021, 17:00
Related releases:eso2118
Size:3338 x 3124 px

About the Object

Name:b Centauri
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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