Dusty disk around HD 50138

Noirlab_noirlab2212e_1024

noirlab_noirlab2212e June 15th, 2022

Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/E. Rich (Michigan University)

The dusty disk around HD 50138 is part of a survey of 44 young massive stars to investigate planet formation in dusty, swirling disks — likely to become new solar systems. The image was taken with the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) instrument on the Gemini South telescope of the International Gemini Observatory, a Program of NSF’s NOIRLab.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2212e/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
HD 50138
Noirlab_noirlab2212e_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 6h 51m 33.4s
DEC = -6° 57’ 59.5”
Orientation
North is 17.0° CCW
Field of View
0.0 x 0.0 arcminutes
Constellation
Monoceros

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Orange Gemini-S (GPI) Infrared (J) 1.2 µm
Spectrum_base
Orange
Noirlab_noirlab2212e_1280
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ID
noirlab2212e
Subject Category
Subject Name
HD 50138
Credits
International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/E. Rich (Michigan University)
Release Date
2022-06-15T10:15:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2212e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Gemini South
Instrument
GPI
Color Assignment
Orange
Band
Infrared
Bandpass
J
Central Wavelength
1229
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
102.889163279, -6.96651389
Reference Dimension
1089.0, 1089.0
Reference Pixel
544.5, 544.5
Scale
-6.4946806232e-07, 6.4946806232e-07
Rotation
16.960000000000019
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noirlab2212e
Metadata Date
2022-06-10T03:18:38+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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