R Aquarii observed using the New Technology Telescope

R Aquarii observed using the New Technology Telescope in 1991. The white vertical line in the middle is caused by light from the red giant and bright inner nebula saturating the detector.

Credit:

Romano Corradi

About the Image

Id:raqr-ntt
Type:Observation
Release date:14 December 2018, 12:00
Size:2040 x 2040 px

About the Object

Name:R Aquarii
Type:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
Constellation:Aquarius
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):23 43 49.56
Position (Dec):-15° 17' 6.33"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.50 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical

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