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.

Credit:

Akira Fujii & Digitized Sky Survey

About the Image

Id:heic0211d
Type:Collage
Release date:18 November 2002, 15:00
Related releases:heic0211
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
• X - Quasars/AGN/Black Hole Images/Videos


Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
R
DSS

Notes: Background image was captured from the ground by astrophotographer Akira Fujii. The insert is from the Digital Sky Survey (DSS).

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