Location of star HD 209458 (ground-based image)

Esahubble_heic0303c_500

esahubble_heic0303c March 12th, 2003

Credit: European Space Agency, NASA and the Digitized Sky Survey

The parent star of HD 209458b is called HD 209458. It is similar to our Sun and lies 150 light-years from Earth. It is visible with binoculars as a seventh magnitude star in the constellation of Pegasus. This is a 1.9 degree three colour composite from the Digitized Sky Survey. The blue plate (B) is shown in blue, the red plate (R) in green and the infrared plate (I) in red.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0303c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
HD 209458
Subject - Milky Way
Star » Circumstellar Material » Planetary System
Esahubble_heic0303c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 22h 3m 11.9s
DEC = 18° 53’ 13.7”
Orientation
North is 0.4° CCW
Field of View
1.9 x 1.8 degrees
Constellation
Pegasus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red DSS (None) Infrared (I) -
Arrow_left_green DSS (None) Optical (R) -
Arrow_left_blue DSS (None) Optical (B) -
Esahubble_heic0303c_1280
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ID
heic0303c
Subject Category
B.3.7.1  
Subject Name
HD 209458
Credits
European Space Agency, NASA and the Digitized Sky Survey
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0303c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
DSS, DSS, DSS
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Infrared, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, R, B
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
330.7997658, 18.8871263
Reference Dimension
3380.0, 3268.0
Reference Pixel
1691.0, 1635.0
Scale
0.000560677935926, 0.000559373199427
Rotation
0.40
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
heic0303c
Metadata Date
2003-12-09T17:10:10+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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