SPHERE image of the dusty disc around IM Lupi

This spectacular image from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope shows the dusty disc around the young star IM Lupi in finer detail than ever before.

Credit:

ESO/H. Avenhaus et al./DARTT-S collaboration

About the Image

Id:eso1811c
Type:Observation
Release date:11 April 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1811
Size:1464 x 1464 px

About the Object

Name:IM Lupi
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk
Constellation:Lupus
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):15 56 9.21
Position (Dec):-37° 56' 5.90"
Field of view:0.15 x 0.15 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
H
1.625 μmVery Large Telescope
SPHERE

 

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