The planet-hosting star CoRoT-7

The star CoRoT-7 is located towards the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn) at a distance of about 500 light-years. Slightly smaller and cooler than our Sun, CoRoT-7 is also thought to be younger, with an age about 1.5 billion years. It is now known to have two planets, one of them being the first to be found with a density similar to that of Earth. CoRoT-7 is in the centre of the image.

Autorska prava:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey

O slici

Id:eso0933b
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:16. septembar 2009.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0933
Veličina:865 x 866 px

O objektu

Naziv:CoRoT-7
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Spectral Type : G
Udaljenost:500 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Monoceros
Kategorija:Stars

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Koordinate

Position (RA):6 43 49.47
Position (Dec):-1° 3' 46.27"
Field of view:14.52 x 14.53 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.2°desno od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
N/A
Optički
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
N/A