Bat Shadow (2018 Observation)

This image shows only the feature which was nicknamed the Bat Shadow. It is the shadow of a protoplanetary disc orbiting the star in the centre of the image.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, K. Pontoppidan

About the Image

Id:heic2012a
Type:Observation
Release date:25 June 2020, 16:00
Related releases:heic2012
Size:3937 x 3485 px

About the Object

Name:HBC 672
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 29 58.91
Position (Dec):1° 14' 23.20"
Field of view:1.97 x 1.74 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 12.0° left of vertical


Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
J
1.25 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
Fe II
1.64 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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