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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Om bildet

ID:eso9944a
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:5. oktober 1999
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso9944
Størrelse:645 x 650 px

Om objektet

Navn:SN 1987A
Type:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Avstand:170000 lysår
Constellation:Dorado
Kategori:Stars

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Koordinater

Position (RA):5 35 27.69
Position (Dec):-69° 16' 8.11"
Field of view:0.27 x 0.27 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.0° til venstre for vertikalen

Farger og filtre

BåndTeleskop
Optisk
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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