Region around black-hole system GRO J1655-40 (ground-based image)

Esahubble_heic0211f_500

esahubble_heic0211f November 18th, 2002

Credit: Digitized Sky Survey

Four-degree field is centred on the black-hole system GRO J1655-40. The image is from the Digitized Sky Survey II.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0211f/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
GRO J1655-40
Subject - Milky Way
Star » Evolutionary Stage » Black Hole
Star » Grouping » Binary
Esahubble_heic0211f_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 16h 53m 59.2s
DEC = -39° 51’ 40.9”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
3.4 x 4.1 degrees
Constellation
Scorpius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_grayscale DSS (None) Infrared (I) -
Arrow_left_grayscale DSS (None) Optical (R) -
Esahubble_heic0211f_1280
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ID
heic0211f
Subject Category
B.3.1.10   B.3.6.1  
Subject Name
GRO J1655-40
Credits
Digitized Sky Survey
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0211f/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
DSS, DSS
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Grayscale, Grayscale
Band
Infrared, Optical
Bandpass
I, R
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
253.496737665, -39.8613473297
Reference Dimension
2750.0, 3291.0
Reference Pixel
1375.0, 1645.5
Scale
-0.00125041348892, 0.00125041348892
Rotation
-0
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic0211f
Metadata Date
2003-12-09T17:09:35+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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There is no distance meta data in this image.