Credit: ESO, P.Kervella, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and A. Fujii
This collage shows the Orion constellation in the sky (Betelgeuse is identified by the marker), a zoom towards Betelgeuse, and the sharpest ever image of this supergiant star, which was obtained with NACO on ESOs Very Large Telescope.
Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0927c/
Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany
Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
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