Wide-field view of the sky around the remarkable star SDSS J102915+172927

Eso_eso1132e_500

eso_eso1132e August 31st, 2011

Credit: ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

This visible light wide-field image of the region around SDSS J102915+172927 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The star is faint and appears very close to the centre. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1132e/

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
SDSS J102915+172927
Subject - Milky Way
Star
Eso_eso1132e_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 29m 15.2s
DEC = 17° 29’ 28.6”
Orientation
North is 0.3° CCW
Field of View
2.9 x 3.3 degrees
Constellation
Leo

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) -
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (Pseudogreen (B+R)) -
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) -
Eso_eso1132e_1280
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ID
eso1132e
Subject Category
B.3  
Subject Name
SDSS J102915+172927
Credits
ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1132e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, Pseudogreen (B+R), R
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
157.313269, 17.491265
Reference Dimension
10343.0, 11943.0
Reference Pixel
5152.14719976, 6678.23264301
Scale
-0.00027967972, 0.00027967972
Rotation
0.26937424171
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
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
eso1132e
Metadata Date
2011-08-24T09:51:33+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.