VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star (unannotated)

This view shows part of the stellar nursery called the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbour of the Milky Way. At the centre lies the brilliant star VFTS 102 This view includes both visible-light and infrared images from the Wide Field Imager at the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla and the 4.1-metre infrared VISTA telescope at Paranal. VFTS 102 is the most rapidly rotating star ever found.

Autorska prava:

ESO/M.-R. Cioni/VISTA Magellanic Cloud survey. Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

O slici

Id:eso1147c
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:5. decembar 2011. 15:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1147
Veličina:1284 x 1284 px

O objektu

Naziv:VFTS 102
Tip:Local Universe : Nebula
Constellation:Dorado
Kategorija:Stars

Formati slika

Veliki JPEG
689,1 KB

Zumiranje


Wallpapers

1024x768
408,6 KB
1280x1024
584,6 KB
1600x1200
687,4 KB
1920x1200
741,1 KB
2048x1536
948,3 KB

Koordinate

Position (RA):5 38 42.43
Position (Dec):-69° 6' 2.88"
Field of view:7.29 x 7.29 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.5°levo od vertikale

 

Takođe pogledajte