Mosaic of VISTA images of NGC 4993 showing changing kilonova

This mosaic shows how the kilonova in NGC 4993 brightened, became much redder in colour and then faded in the weeks after it exploded on 17 August 2017. These images were obtained using the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Autorska prava:

ESO/N.R. Tanvir, A.J. Levan and the VIN-ROUGE collaboration

O slici

Id:eso1733e
Tip:Kolaž
Datum objavljivanja:16. oktobar 2017. 16:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1733
Veličina:1823 x 1317 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 4993
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Kategorija:Galaxies

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