Shell around V445 Puppis (March 2005)

Using the NACO adaptive optics instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope and its ability to obtain images as sharp as if taken from space, astronomers looked at a bipolar shell ejected by a "vampire star", which underwent an outburst after gulping down part of its companion’s matter.

Autorska prava:

ESO/P.A. Woudt

O slici

Id:eso0943d
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:17. novembar 2009.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0943
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O objektu

Naziv:V445 Puppis
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Nova
Udaljenost:25000 svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Stars

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Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Infracrveni
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2.18 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO