Digitized Sky Survey image around Apep

Eso_eso1838c_1024

eso_eso1838c November 19th, 2018

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

The image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2), and shows the region surrounding 2XMM J160050.7-514245, nicknamed Apep. The field of view is approximately 2.4 x 2.0 degrees.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1838c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Subject - Milky Way
Star
Eso_eso1838c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 16h 0m 55.9s
DEC = -51° 42’ 56.1”
Orientation
North is 0.4° CW
Field of View
3.7 x 2.9 degrees
Constellation
Norma

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_cyan DSS2 (None) Optical (R) 649.0 nm
Arrow_left_orange DSS2 (None) Optical (I) 825.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_cyan
Arrow_top_orange
Eso_eso1838c_1280
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ID
eso1838c
Subject Category
B.3  
Subject Name
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2018-11-19T17:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1838c/
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
649, 825
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
240.232708923, -51.715596635
Reference Dimension
13248.0, 10283.0
Reference Pixel
6624.0, 5141.5
Scale
-0.00028029864192, 0.00028029864192
Rotation
-0.4
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
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso1838c
Metadata Date
2018-11-15T14:40:24+01:00
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.