ALMA Image of Salt in Orion Source I

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Credit: ALMA (NRAO/ESO/NAOJ); NRAO/AUI/NSF; Gemini Observatory/AURA

ALMA image of the salty disk surrounding the young, massive star Orion Source I (blue ring). It is shown in relation to the Orion Molecular Cloud 1, a region of explosive starbirth. The background near infrared image was taken with the Gemini Observatory.

Provider: National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Image Source: https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=12887

Curator: NRAO/AUI/NSF, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

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Image Details

Image Type
Collage
Object Name
Orion Source I
Subject - Milky Way
Star > Circumstellar Material > Disk

Distance

Universescale1
1,500 light years

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue ALMA Millimeter 900.3 µm
 Gemini Observatory Infrared (Near-Infrared) -
Spectrum_xray2w
Blue
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ID
nrao19cb1_FITS_V2_SD
Subject Category
B.3.7.2  
Subject Name
Orion Source I
Credits
ALMA (NRAO/ESO/NAOJ); NRAO/AUI/NSF; Gemini Observatory/AURA
Release Date
Lightyears
1,500
Redshift
1,500
Reference Url
https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=12887
Type
Collage
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
ALMA, Gemini Observatory
Instrument
Color Assignment
Blue, -
Band
Millimeter, Infrared
Bandpass
-, Near-Infrared
Central Wavelength
900.260E+3, -
Start Time
2016-10-31T09:18:31.967999, -
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NRAO/AUI/NSF
URL
https://public.nrao.edu
Name
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Email
outreach@nrao.edu
Telephone
Address
520 Edgemont Road
City
Charlottesville
State/Province
Virginia
Publisher
NRAO/AUI/NSF
Publisher ID
nrao
Resource ID
Metadata Date
2019-04-29T09:41:05-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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Universescalefull
1,500 light years