SPHERE image of the dusty disc around IM Lupi

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eso_eso1811c April 11th, 2018

Credit: ESO/H. Avenhaus et al./DARTT-S collaboration

This spectacular image from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope shows the dusty disc around the young star IM Lupi in finer detail than ever before.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1811c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
IM Lupi
Subject - Milky Way
Star > Circumstellar Material > Disk
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 15h 56m 9.2s
DEC = -37° 56’ 5.9”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
0.1 x 0.1 arcminutes
Constellation
Lupus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Orange VLT (SPHERE) Infrared (H) 1.6 µm
Spectrum_base
Orange
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ID
eso1811c
Subject Category
B.3.7.2  
Subject Name
IM Lupi
Credits
ESO/H. Avenhaus et al./DARTT-S collaboration
Release Date
2018-04-11T12:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1811c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Very Large Telescope
Instrument
SPHERE
Color Assignment
Orange
Band
Infrared
Bandpass
H
Central Wavelength
1625
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
239.038375, -37.934972
Reference Dimension
1464.0, 1464.0
Reference Pixel
732.0, 732.0
Scale
-1.69484026039e-06, 1.69484026039e-06
Rotation
-0
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso1811c
Metadata Date
2023-10-11T09:19:54.420732
Metadata Version
1.1
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