Recurring Nova T Pyxidis

The prolific number of eruptions by the recurrent nova T Pyxidis has attracted the attention of many telescopes.

Credit:

Mike Shara, Bob Williams, and David Zurek ( Space Telescope Science Institute); Roberto Gilmozzi (European Southern Observatory); Dina Prialnik (Tel Aviv University); and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9729a
Type:Collage
Release date:18 September 1997, 06:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:T Pyx, T Pyxidis
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Nova
• X - Stars Images/Videos
Distance:15000 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
H-alpha
New Technology Telescope (NTT)
Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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