The SDSS view on iPTF16geu

Esahubble_heic1710e_500

esahubble_heic1710e April 20th, 2017

Credit: ESA/Hubble, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Astronomers used the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), carried out by a 2.5-metre wide-angle optical telescope at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, USA, to look for supernovae. The explosion named iPTF16geu can be seen left of the centre of the image as a tiny red dot.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1710e/

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_heic1710e_1280
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ID
heic1710e
Subject Category
D.3.1.8  
Subject Name
iPTF16geu
Credits
ESA/Hubble, Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1710e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
1971.0, 1478.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
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
heic1710e
Metadata Date
2017-04-10T14:37:39+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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