Centaurus A – Field 2 (Halo)

The brightness variation of some Mira stars in Centaurus A (labelled A-D) is demonstrated in this animated-GIF image.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso0315h
Type:Observation
Release date:10 June 2003
Related releases:eso0315
Size:265 x 268 px

About the Object

Name:Centaurus A
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
• X - Galaxies
• X - Stars
Distance:13 million light years

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BandTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC

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