Digitized Sky Survey image around Apep

The image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2), and shows the region surrounding  2XMM J160050.7-514245, nicknamed “Apep”. The field of view is approximately 2.4 x 2.0 degrees.

 

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1838c
Type:Observation
Release date:19 November 2018, 17:00
Related releases:eso1838
Size:13248 x 10283 px

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Star
Constellation:Norma
Category:Stars

Image Formats

Large JPEG
45.8 MB
Screensize JPEG
547.5 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):16 0 55.85
Position (Dec):-51° 42' 56.15"
Field of view:222.80 x 172.94 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.4° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
649 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
825 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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