Kecks view on lensed supernova

Esahubble_heic1710f_500

esahubble_heic1710f April 20th, 2017

Credit: ESA/Hubble, W. M. Keck Observatory

The adaptive-optics instruments on the W.M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, were able to resolve the supernova explosion iPTF16geu in detail.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1710f/

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_heic1710f_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 21h 4m 16.4s
DEC = -6° 20’ 18.0”
Orientation
North is 47.9° CCW
Field of View
0.0 x 0.0 arcminutes
Constellation
Aquarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_ None (None) (Ks) -
Arrow_left_ Keck II (None) (H) -
Arrow_left_ Keck II (NIRC2) (J) -
Esahubble_heic1710f_1280
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ID
heic1710f
Subject Category
D.3.1.8  
Subject Name
iPTF16geu
Credits
ESA/Hubble, W. M. Keck Observatory
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1710f/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
None, Keck II, Keck II
Instrument
None, None, NIRC2
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Ks, H, J
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
316.068486868, -6.33833881785
Reference Dimension
718.0, 718.0
Reference Pixel
359.0, 359.0
Scale
-6.17819114237e-07, 6.17819114237e-07
Rotation
47.879999999999946
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
heic1710f
Metadata Date
2017-04-10T17:39:58+02:00
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.