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. 

Crediti:

ESO

Riguardo l'immagine

Identificazione:eso0036a
Tipo:Osservazione
Data di rilascio:26 Ottobre 2000
Notizie relative:eso0036
Grandezza:525 x 712 px

Riguardo all'oggetto

Nome:S/2000 S 2
Tipo:Solar System : Planet : Satellite
Categoria:Solar System

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Colori e filtri

BandaTelescopio
Ottico
R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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