The star L2 Puppis in the constellation of Puppis

This chart shows the large southern constellation of Puppis (The Poop, part of the mythological ship Argo). All the stars visible to the naked eye on a clear dark night are shown. The location of the star L2 Puppis is marked with a red circle. This red giant star is faintly visible without a telescope and appears very red through one.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1523c
Type:Artwork
Release date:10 June 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1523
Size:3338 x 4278 px

About the Object

Name:L2 Puppis
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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