Wide-field view of the sky around the brown dwarf binary CFBDSIR 1458+10

This visible light wide-field image of the region around the brown dwarf binary CFBDSIR 1458+10 was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The very cool brown dwarf double lies at the centre of the picture, but is too faint in visible light to be seen. The field of view is approximately 2.8 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1110c
Type:Observation
Release date:23 March 2011, 15:00
Related releases:eso1110
Size:4007 x 4007 px

About the Object

Name:CFBDSIR 1458+10
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
• X - Stars
Distance:75 light years
Constellation:Bootes

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 57 4.75
Position (Dec):10° 48' 58.22"
Field of view:67.18 x 67.18 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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