SPHERE images the edge-on disc around the star GSC 07396-00759

Eso_eso1811b_1024

eso_eso1811b April 11th, 2018

Credit: ESO/E. Sissa et al.

This SPHERE observation is the discovery of an edge-on disc around the star GSC 07396-00759, which is a member of a multiple star system included in the DARTTS-S sample. Oddly, this new disc appears to be more evolved than the gas-rich disc around the T Tauri star in the same system, although they are the same age. The disc extends from the lower-left to the upper-right and the central grey region shows where the star was masked out.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1811b/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

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Image Type
Observation
Object Name
GSC 07396-00759
Subject - Milky Way
Star » Circumstellar Material » Disk
Eso_eso1811b_1280
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ID
eso1811b
Subject Category
B.3.7.2  
Subject Name
GSC 07396-00759
Credits
ESO/E. Sissa et al.
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1811b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
3000.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
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Rotation
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Quality
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
eso1811b
Metadata Date
2018-04-10T15:06:32.279229
Metadata Version
1.1
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