V838 Monocerotis in April 2002

Image showing star V838 Monocerotis in April 30, 2002, after the outburst.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and H. E. Bond (STScI).

About the Image

Id:heic0304i
Type:Observation
Release date:26 March 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0304
Size:1651 x 1651 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 07015-0346, V838 Mon
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
Distance:20000 light years
Constellation:Monoceros

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Coordinates

Position (RA):7 4 4.89
Position (Dec):-3° 50' 50.26"
Field of view:1.38 x 1.38 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

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