Cygnus X-1 (ground-based image)

Wide-field, ground-based image showing the visible light component of Cygnus X-1 (centre), a rich source of X-rays in the constellation of Cygnus, the Swan.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:dsscygx
Release date:1 January 2002
Size:2337 x 2354 px

About the Object

Name:Cygnus X-1
Type:Unspecified
Category:Miscellaneous

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