Palomars view on iPTF16geu

Esahubble_heic1710d_500

esahubble_heic1710d April 20th, 2017

Credit: ESA/Hubble, Palomar Observatory/California Institute of Technology

The Palomar Observatory, located on Palomar Mountain, California, created this wide-field view of the night sky. In the lower central part of the image scientists discovered a supernova explosion, being lensed by a foreground galaxy.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1710d/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
iPTF16geu
Subject - Distant Universe
Star » Evolutionary Stage » Supernova
Esahubble_heic1710d_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 21h 4m 60.0s
DEC = -6° 13’ 43.1”
Orientation
North is 90.1° CW
Field of View
1.2 x 0.6 degrees
Constellation
Aquarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Palomar 60-inch telescope (None) Optical (R) -
Esahubble_heic1710d_1280
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ID
heic1710d
Subject Category
D.3.1.8  
Subject Name
iPTF16geu
Credits
ESA/Hubble, Palomar Observatory/California Institute of Technology
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1710d/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Palomar 60-inch telescope
Instrument
None
Color Assignment
Red
Band
Optical
Bandpass
R
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
316.2499239, -6.22864398855
Reference Dimension
4109.0, 2083.0
Reference Pixel
2054.5, 1041.5
Scale
-0.00028051441471867861, 0.00028051441471867861
Rotation
-90.140000000000043
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Position
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
heic1710d
Metadata Date
2017-06-02T13:54:41.415483
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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