The area around XZ Tauri (ground-based image)

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey shows the area around multiple star system XZ Tauri.

XZ Tauri is blowing a hot bubble of gas into the surrounding space, which is filled with bright and beautiful clumps that are emitting strong winds and jets.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

About the Image

Id:heic1424c
Type:Observation
Release date:6 November 2014, 13:00
Related releases:heic1424
Size:7372 x 7920 px

About the Object

Name:LDN 1551, XZ Tauri
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Multiple
Distance:450 light years
Constellation:Taurus
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):4 32 9.90
Position (Dec):18° 16' 18.83"
Field of view:123.82 x 133.02 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° left of vertical

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BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
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DSS
Optical
E
DSS
Optical
R
DSS
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