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_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 21h 4m 25.9s
DEC = -6° 17’ 27.7”
Orientation
North is 97.5° CW
Field of View
13.0 x 9.8 arcminutes
Constellation
Aquarius
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
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
316.107842337, -6.2910276579
Reference Dimension
1971.0, 1478.0
Reference Pixel
985.5, 739.0
Scale
-0.000109972315323, 0.000109972315323
Rotation
-97.499999999999886
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
heic1710e
Metadata Date
2017-04-10T14:37:39+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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