Saturn Aurora __ January 28, 2004

Stsci_2005-06d_1024

stsci_2005-06d February 16th, 2005

Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Clarke (Boston University), and Z. Levay (STScI)

A 2005 Hubble Space Telescope image of Saturn.

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2005/news-2005-06

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

Image Use Policy: http://hubblesite.org/copyright/

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Image Details

Image Type
Planetary
Object Name
Saturn
Subject - Solar System
Planet > Type > Gas Giant
Planet > Feature > Atmosphere > Aurora
Planet > Ring

Distance

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 6h 27m 54.8s
DEC = 22° 48’ 28.0”
Constellation
Gemini

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue Hubble (STIS) Ultraviolet -
Blue Hubble (ACS) Optical (B) 439.0 nm
Blue Hubble (ACS) Optical (OIII) 502.0 nm
Green Hubble (ACS) Optical (V) 550.0 nm
Red Hubble (ACS) Optical (H-alpha) 658.0 nm
Spectrum_xray1w
Blue
Blue
Green
Red
Stsci_2005-06d_1280
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ID
2005-06d
Subject Category
A.1.1.2   A.1.2.2.4   A.1.5  
Subject Name
Saturn
Credits
NASA, ESA, J. Clarke (Boston University), and Z. Levay (STScI)
Release Date
2005-02-16T00:00:00
Lightyears
1.48e-4
Redshift
1.48e-4
Reference Url
https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2005/news-2005-06
Type
Planetary
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Average km from Sun: 1400000000
Facility
Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble
Instrument
STIS, ACS, ACS, ACS, ACS
Color Assignment
Blue, Blue, Blue, Green, Red
Band
Ultraviolet, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
-, B, OIII, V, H-alpha
Central Wavelength
-, 439, 502, 550, 658
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
Reference Value
96.97835417, 22.80778889
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
STScI
URL
http://hubblesite.org
Name
Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach
Email
outreach@stsci.edu
Telephone
410-338-4444
Address
3700 San Martin Drive
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
USA
Rights
http://hubblesite.org/copyright/
Publisher
STScI
Publisher ID
stsci
Resource ID
STSCI-H-p0506d-f-2261x1696.tif
Resource URL
https://mast.stsci.edu/api/latest/Download/file?uri=mast:OPO/product/STSCI-H-p0506d-f-2261x1696.tif
Related Resources
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2005/06
Metadata Date
2022-09-07T00:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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