Wide-field image of the sky around U Antliae

Eso_eso1730c_500

eso_eso1730c September 20th, 2017

Credit: ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows the very red carbon star U Antliae and its surroundings.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1730c/

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
U Antliae
Subject - Milky Way
Star » Type » Variable
Eso_eso1730c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 35m 13.0s
DEC = -39° 33’ 39.0”
Orientation
North is 1.3° CCW
Field of View
2.4 x 2.1 degrees
Constellation
Antlia

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_cyan Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 660.0 nm
Arrow_left_orange Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (I) 797.5 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_cyan
Arrow_top_orange
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ID
eso1730c
Subject Category
B.3.2.1  
Subject Name
U Antliae
Credits
ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1730c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Cyan, Orange
Band
Optical, Optical
Bandpass
R, I
Central Wavelength
660, 797.5
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
158.804324325, -39.5608261613
Reference Dimension
8451.0, 7579.0
Reference Pixel
4225.0, 3789.0
Scale
-0.000280168331162, 0.000280168331162
Rotation
1.3199999999999998
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
eso1730c
Metadata Date
2017-09-16T11:42:33+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.