HAWK-I view of the Milky Way’s central region (close-up)

This image features a close-up of a wide-field, near-infrared view of the central region of the Milky Way, taken with the HAWK-I instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope.

Credit:

ESO/Nogueras-Lara et al.

Over de afbeelding

Id:galactic-centre-f
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:16 december 2019 17:00
Grootte:2315 x 938 px

Over het object

Naam:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Type:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
Constellation:Sagittarius
Categorie:Stars

Afbeeldingstypen

Grote JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 45 40.43
Position (Dec):-29° 0' 35.16"
Field of view:2.05 x 0.83 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 58.6° left of vertical

Kleuren & filters

BandGolflengteTelescoop
Infrarood
J
1.258 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarood
H
1.62 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarood
Ks
2.146 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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