Wide-field view of the sky around the star 51 Pegasi

This image shows the sky around the star 51 Pegasi in the northern constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse).  In 1995 the first exoplanet to be discovered was detected orbiting this star. Twenty years later this object was also the first exoplanet to be be directly detected spectroscopically in visible light. This image was created from photographic material forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1517c
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2015. április 22. 12.00
Related releases:eso1517
Size:4939 x 5851 px

About the Object

Név:51 Pegasi b
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Constellation:Pegasus
Category:Exoplanets
Stars

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
8,7 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):22 57 27.66
Position (Dec):20° 46' 4.37"
Field of view:83.00 x 98.32 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.8° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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