Wide-field view of the region of the sky where AB Aurigae is located

Eso_eso2008f_1024

eso_eso2008f May 20th, 2020

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

This wide-field view shows the region of the sky, in the constellation of Auriga, where AB Aurigae can be found. This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2008f/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
AB Aurigae
Subject - Milky Way
Star > Type > Variable
Eso_eso2008f_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 4h 55m 45.3s
DEC = 30° 33’ 51.4”
Orientation
North is 0.8° CCW
Field of View
2.8 x 2.5 degrees
Constellation
Auriga

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Cyan DSS2 (None) Optical (B) 479.0 nm
Orange DSS2 (None) Optical (R) 649.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Cyan
Orange
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ID
eso2008f
Subject Category
B.3.2.1  
Subject Name
AB Aurigae
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2020-05-20T14:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2008f/
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
B, R
Central Wavelength
479, 649
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
73.9388580133, 30.5642884953
Reference Dimension
9851.0, 9073.0
Reference Pixel
4925.0, 4536.0
Scale
-0.000279961722284, 0.000279961722284
Rotation
0.8400000000000003
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
https://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
eso2008f
Metadata Date
2020-05-11T16:22:58+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.