Compass/scale image of hypervelocity star HE 0437-5439

Compass/scale image of hypervelocity star HE 0437-5439.

Credit:

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI). Science Credit: NASA, ESA, O. Gnedin (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA), and W. Brown (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass., USA)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1019d
Type:Observation
Release date:22 July 2010, 15:00
Size:2250 x 2250 px

About the Object

Name:HE 0437-5439
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Blue Straggler
• X - Stars Images/Videos
Distance:200000 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Z
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

Image Formats

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