The sky around the triple-star system HD 131399

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eso_eso1624e July 7th, 2016

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

This wide-field image shows a piece of the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur) centred on the position of the triple star HD 131399. It was created from images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. HD 131399 itself appears as a star of moderate brightness exactly at the centre of the picture.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1624e/

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
Centaurus Constellation HD 131399Ab
Subject - General
Sky Phenomenon > Night Sky > Constellation
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 14h 54m 25.1s
DEC = -34° 8’ 28.1”
Orientation
North is 0.6° CCW
Field of View
3.1 x 2.8 degrees
Constellation
Centaurus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue DSS2 (None) Optical (B) -
Green DSS2 (None) Optical (B+R) -
Red DSS2 (None) Optical (R+IR) -
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ID
eso1624e
Subject Category
E.7.1.1  
Subject Name
Centaurus Constellation, HD 131399Ab
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2
Release Date
2016-07-07T20:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1624e/
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, B+R, R+IR
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
223.604442066, -34.141131591
Reference Dimension
11184.0, 10085.0
Reference Pixel
5592.0, 5042.5
Scale
-0.000280451551313, 0.000280451551313
Rotation
0.64000000000000024
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
eso1624e
Metadata Date
2016-06-30T16:43:51+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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