The Milky Way and the nova Centauri 2013

In this image, the Southern Milky Way crosses the field at La Silla Observatory. Within the sea of stars, a special one is shining bright: the nova Centauri 2013, also known technically as V1369 Centauri. On the left, the Swedish-ESO Submillimetre Telescope (SEST).

Credit:

Y. Beletsky (LCO)/ESO

About the Image

Id:image3_ncen
Type:Photographic
Release date:23 April 2014, 10:04
Size:3500 x 2333 px

About the Object

Name:La Silla, Nova Centauri 2013, Swedish–ESO Submillimetre Telescope
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Nova
• Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
• X - La Silla
• X - Stars

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