Digitized Sky Survey Image of Betelgeuse

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 2.0 x 1.5 degrees.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

About the Image

Id:eso0927e
Type:Observation
Release date:26 July 2010, 15:52
Related releases:eso0927
Size:7106 x 5332 px

About the Object

Name:Betelgeuse
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Distance:650 light years
Constellation:Orion
Category:Stars

Image Formats

Large JPEG
10.8 MB
Screensize JPEG
327.3 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
305.4 KB
1280x1024
517.1 KB
1600x1200
752.1 KB
1920x1200
880.7 KB
2048x1536
1.2 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):5 55 10.39
Position (Dec):7° 24' 25.10"
Field of view:119.27 x 89.45 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

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

 

Also see our