Map of the sky around Beta Pictoris

The position of the star Beta Pictoris is marked with a circle on this chart of the constellation Pictor (The Painter’s Easel). As indicated by its name, this is the second brightest star in its constellation. Together with most of the stars marked on this chart, it can be seen in a dark sky with the unaided eye.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:6 March 2014, 20:00
Related releases:eso1414, eso1408
Size:3338 x 3476 px

About the Object

Type:• Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
• X - Illustrations

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