Widefield image of the sky around PDS 70

This colourful image shows the sky around the faint orange dwarf star PDS 70 (in the middle of the image). The bright blue star to the right is χ Centauri.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1821b
Type:Observation
Release date:2 July 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1821
Size:4447 x 4373 px

About the Object

Name:PDS 70
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Constellation:Centaurus
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 8 10.15
Position (Dec):-41° 23' 49.57"
Field of view:74.70 x 73.46 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.2° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
r
660 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
i
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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