Hubble image of the surroundings of the young star HL Tauri

This image was taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and shows the tumultuous region around HL Tauri, a young star surrounded by a protoplanetary disc.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble and NASA

Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt

About the Image

Id:eso1436d
Type:Observation
Release date:6 November 2014, 13:00
Related releases:eso1436
Size:4135 x 4009 px

About the Object

Name:HL Tauri
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Constellation:Taurus
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):4 31 38.39
Position (Dec):18° 13' 14.10"
Field of view:3.45 x 3.34 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 29.8° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
R
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
H-alpha
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

 

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