The star HIC 59206 (AO corrected image)

This is the first image obtained by the first MACAO-VLTI system at the 8.2-m VLT KUEYEN telescope in the infrared K-band (wavelength 2.2 µm). It displays images of the star HIC 59206 (visual magnitude 10) obtained after the adaptive optics system was switched on, allowing the two stars to be clearly seen. The binary stars are separated by 0.120 arcsec and the image was taken under medium seeing conditions (0.75 arcsec).

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Om billedet

Id:eso0313c
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:13. maj 2003
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso0313
Størrelse:800 x 798 px

Om objektet

Navn:HIC 59206
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Kategori:Stars

Billedformater

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Farver & filtre

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Infrarød
K
2.2 μm Very Large Telescope Interferometer
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