Proxima Centauri - the nearest star

A small sky field with the nearest known star, Proxima Centauri, close to the centre. This object is cool and red and it is brighter on the near-infrared image (in the I-filter at 900 nm) to the left than on the red image (in the R-filter at 600 nm) to the right. The rapid motion is easy to perceive. The field measures 10 x 10 arcmin 2 ; North is up and East is left. Reproduced from the Digital Sky Survey (STScI Digitized Sky Survey, (C) 1993, 1994, AURA, Inc. all rights reserved - cf.

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Data e Publikimit:29 Nëntor 2002
Publikime të ngjashme:eso0232
Përmasat:1293 x 642 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:Proxima Centauri
Tipi:Milky Way : Star
Distanca:4 vite dritë

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Ngjyra & filtera

BandaGjatësi valeTeleskopi
600 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Infra të kuqe
900 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2


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