Wide-field view of the sky around the exotic binary star system AR Scorpii

This wide-field image from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows the rich starfields surrounding the exotic binary star system AR Scorpii.

Credit:

Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic1616b
Type:Observation
Release date:27 July 2016, 19:00
Related releases:heic1616
Size:4356 x 4833 px

About the Object

Name:AR Scorpii
Type:Milky Way : Star : Type : Exotic
Constellation:Scorpius
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):16 21 47.46
Position (Dec):-22° 53' 8.40"
Field of view:74.06 x 82.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
467 nmDSS
Optical
B
467 nmDSS
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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