Wide-field view of the sky around the young star HL Tauri

This image shows the region in which HL Tauri is situated. HL Tauri is part of one of the closest star-forming regions to Earth and there are many young stars, as well as clouds of dust, in its vicinity. This picture was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1436g
Type:Observation
Release date:6 November 2014, 13:00
Related releases:eso1436
Size:7372 x 7920 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 32 9.89
Position (Dec):18° 16' 19.32"
Field of view:123.74 x 132.94 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.4° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
O-emulsion
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
E-emulsion
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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