Wide-field view of HD 189733b and surroundings (DSS2 excerpt, ground-based image)

A star field image showing the star HD 189733 (centre). The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers a fascinating new insight into the atmosphere of HD 189733b. To the right of the star is the notable planetary nebula Messier 27. The field-of-view is approximately 0.9 x 0.6 degrees.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0720b
Type:Observation
Release date:11 December 2007, 10:00
Related releases:heic1312, heic1209, heic0720
Size:3393 x 2301 px

About the Object

Name:HD 189733b, Messier 27
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Disk : Protoplanetary
• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Stars Images/Videos
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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