Surroundings of the young star HD 163296

This wide-field image shows the surroundings of the young star HD 163296 in the rich constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer). This picture was created from material forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. HD 163296 is the bright bluish star at the centre.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1818d
Type:Observation
Release date:13 June 2018, 16:00
Related releases:eso1818
Size:3508 x 3515 px

About the Object

Name:HD 163296
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Constellation:Sagittarius
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 56 21.24
Position (Dec):-21° 57' 20.07"
Field of view:58.97 x 59.09 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
467 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
i
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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