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.

Crédit:

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

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso1423e
Type:Observation
Date de publication:30 juillet 2014 19:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1423
Taille:2400 x 1350 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:HK Tauri
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Constellation:Taurus
Catégorie:Stars

Formats des images

Grand JPEG
198,0 Kio

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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