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
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