Infant Solar System in Ophiuchus

An enlargement of ESO Press Photo eso0214 showing the unusual "Flying Saucer" object in more detail.

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About the Image

Id:eso0214c
Type:Observation
Release date:7 May 2002
Related releases:eso0214
Size:800 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:Rho Ophiuchi
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Young Stellar Object
• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
• X - Stars
Distance:500 light years

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BandTelescope
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