Wide-field view of the sky around the remarkable star SDSS J102915+172927

This visible light wide-field image of the region around SDSS J102915+172927 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The star is faint and appears very close to the centre. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1132e
Type:Observation
Release date:31 August 2011, 19:00
Related releases:eso1132
Size:10343 x 11943 px

About the Object

Name:SDSS J102915+172927
Type:• X - Stars
Constellation:Leo

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 29 15.18
Position (Dec):17° 29' 28.55"
Field of view:173.56 x 200.41 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
Pseudogreen (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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