Four SDI-NACO Images

Four images of Titan, obtained simultaneously with the NACO adaptive optics instrument in the SDI observing mode with the corresponding wavebands indicated. The individual images have a diameter of 0.86 arcsec and have here been magnified for clarity. As explained in the text, the images obtained at wavelengths 1.575 and 1.600 μm penetrate right to the surface while the images at 1.625 μm show the comparatively featureless atmosphere.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0412b
Type:Observation
Release date:14 April 2004
Related releases:eso0412
Size:1539 x 1620 px

About the Object

Name:Moon
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• X - Solar System

Image Formats

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
1.575 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO
Infrared
Near-IR
1.6 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO
Infrared
Near-IR
1.625 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO

 

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