GROND image of kilonova in NGC 4993

Image obtained by ESO's Gamma-ray Burst Optical/Near-infrared Detector (GROND) attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla Observatory.

Credit:

ESO/S. Smartt & T.-W. Chen

About the Image

Id:eso1733h
Type:Observation
Release date:16 October 2017, 16:00
Related releases:eso1733
Size:2117 x 1966 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4993
Type:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Neutron Star
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Constellation:Hydra
Category:Galaxies
Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 9 50.37
Position (Dec):-23° 22' 37.12"
Field of view:5.58 x 5.18 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
G
450 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
GROND
Optical
R
600 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
GROND
Optical
I
765 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
GROND
Optical
Z
945 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
GROND

 

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