Constellation Scorpius with Digitized Sky Survey insert (ground-based image)
Wide-angle photo shows the constellation Scorpius in which the black-hole system GRO J1655-40 is found. On the right is a 4-degree zoom on the area with the black hole. This insert comes from the Digitized Sky Survey II.
Akira Fujii & Digitized Sky Survey
About the Image
|Release date:||18 November 2002, 15:00|
|Size:||3817 x 3189 px|
About the Object
|Name:||Constellation Scorpius, GRO J1655-40|
|Type:||• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Black Hole|
• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
Colours & filters
Notes: Background image was captured from the ground by astrophotographer Akira Fujii. The insert is from the Digital Sky Survey (DSS).