New satellite of Saturn S/2000 S1

The photo shows the discovery of two new Saturnian moons, as registered on August 7, 2000, with the Wide-Field Imager (WFI) camera at the MPG/ESO 2.2-m telescope at the La Silla Observatory. It displays the faint image of the newly discovered moon S/2000 S 1 in the lower right corner of the field. A spiral galaxy is seen in the upper left corner of this photo. The other objects are (background) stars in the Milky Way.


Technical information: 100 sec exposure in R-band filter. The field measures approx. 2.2 x 3.0 arcmin^2. North is up and East is left. 

Kilde:

ESO

Om bildet

ID:eso0036a
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:26. oktober 2000
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso0036
Størrelse:525 x 712 px

Om objektet

Navn:S/2000 S 2
Type:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Kategori:Solar System

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Farger og filtre

BåndTeleskop
Optisk
R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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