The sky around the triple-star system HD 131399

This wide-field image shows a piece of the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur) centred on the position of the triple star HD 131399. It was created from images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. HD 131399 itself appears as a star of moderate brightness exactly at the centre of the picture.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1624e
Type:Observation
Release date:7 July 2016, 20:00
Related releases:eso1624
Size:11184 x 10085 px

About the Object

Name:Centaurus Constellation, HD 131399Ab
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Constellation:Centaurus
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 54 25.07
Position (Dec):-34° 8' 28.07"
Field of view:188.19 x 169.70 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.6° left of vertical

Colours & filters

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

 

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