Sirius (ground-based image)

The image shows an overview of Sirius B's surroundings and was composed from images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field of view is 4.5› x 4.7›.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgements: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble

)

About the Image

Id:heic0516e
Type:Observation
Release date:13 December 2005, 15:00
Related releases:heic0516
Size:9383 x 9987 px

About the Object

Name:Sirius B
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : White Dwarf
• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
• X - Stars Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

Image Formats

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