Wide-field view of the sky around VFTS 102: the fastest rotating massive star

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.

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O slici

Id:eso1147d
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:5. decembar 2011. 15:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1147
Veličina:4204 x 4204 px

O objektu

Naziv:Tarantula Nebula, VFTS 102
Tip:Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Constellation:Dorado
Kategorija:Nebulae
Stars

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Koordinate

Position (RA):5 37 39.23
Position (Dec):-69° 9' 47.02"
Field of view:23.92 x 23.92 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.2°levo od vertikale

 

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