Star on a Hubble diet

Looking closer at Pismis 24-1 with Hubble's ACS High Resolution Channel: it becomes clear that it is in reality two stars.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and Jesœs Ma­z Apellÿniz (Instituto de astrof­sica de Andaluc­a, Spain). Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble

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About the Image

Id:heic0619c
Type:Observation
Release date:11 December 2006, 19:30
Related releases:heic0619
Size:1142 x 1271 px

About the Object

Name:Cl Pismis 24, Pismis 24, Pismis 24-1
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:8000 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
550 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Pseudogreen
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
R
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
Z
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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