Wide-field view of the Summer Triangle (ground-based image)

A wide field image of the region of sky in which HD 189733b is located. In this image we can see the asterism of the "Summer Triangle" a giant triangle in the sky composed of the three bright stars Vega (top left), Altair (lower middle) and Deneb (far left). HD 189733b is orbiting a star very close to the centre of the triangle.

Credit:

A. Fujii

About the Image

Id:heic0720c
Type:Photographic
Release date:11 December 2007, 10:00
Related releases:heic1312, heic0720
Size:4863 x 3353 px

About the Object

Name:The Great Triangle
Type:• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Asterism
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