Wide-field view of the Summer Triangle (ground-based image)

A wide field image of the region of sky in which HD 189733b is located. In this image we can see the asterism of the "Summer Triangle" a giant triangle in the sky composed of the three bright stars Vega (top left), Altair (lower middle) and Deneb (far left). HD 189733b is orbiting a star very close to the centre of the triangle.


A. Fujii

About the Image

NASA press release
Release date:19 March 2008, 19:00
Related releases:heic0807
Size:4863 x 3353 px

About the Object

Name:HD 189733b
Type:Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Milky Way
Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Distance:65 light years

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