Field around the planet-hosting star CoRoT-7

Eso_eso0933c_500

eso_eso0933c September 16th, 2009

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey

The star CoRoT-7 is located towards the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn) at a distance of about 500 light-years. This image shows a larger field of view around the star, covering about 9 square degrees or about 11 times the size of the Full Moon. CoRoT-7 is in the centre of the image.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0933c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Corot 7
Subject - Milky Way
Star » Spectral Type » G
Star » Circumstellar Material » Planetary System
Eso_eso0933c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 6h 43m 49.5s
DEC = -1° 3’ 46.3”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
3.0 x 3.0 degrees
Constellation
Monoceros

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) -
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) -
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ID
eso0933c
Subject Category
B.3.3.5   B.3.7.1  
Subject Name
Corot 7
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0933c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Red
Band
Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, R
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
100.956328, -1.062872
Reference Dimension
10633.0, 10648.0
Reference Pixel
5318.28036111, 5320.88533338
Scale
-0.00027988231, 0.00027988231
Rotation
-0.14636660913
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.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
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso0933c
Metadata Date
2009-09-09T09:38:08+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.