The motions of material in the discs around the young double star HK Tauri

This picture shows the key velocity data taken with ALMA that helped the astronomers determine that the discs in HK Tauri were misaligned. The red areas represent material moving away from Earth and the blue indicates material moving toward us.

Credit:

NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC)

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso1423e
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:30 juli 2014 19:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1423
Grootte:2400 x 1350 px

Over het object

Naam:HK Tauri
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Constellation:Taurus
Categorie:Stars

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):4 31 50.71
Position (Dec):24° 24' 21.96"
Field of view:0.21 x 0.12 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 92.7° right of vertical

 

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