Hubble image of LRLL 54361 and its surroundings
This infrared image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows an image of protostellar object LRLL 54361 and its rich cosmic neighbourhood, a region called IC 348.
The protostar, which is the bright object with fan-like beams of light coming from it, located towards the right of the image, is letting off flashes of light every 25.3 days.
NASA, ESA, and J. Muzerolle (STScI)
About the Image
|Release date:||7 February 2013, 19:00|
|Size:||942 x 690 px|
About the Object
|Name:||IC 348, LRLL 54361|
|Type:||• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Protostar|
|Distance:||950 light years|
Colours & filters
|1.6 μm||Hubble Space Telescope|