Where in the Sky?

Location of EF Eridanus in the southern constellation of Eridanus, the River. Although only visible in large infrared telescopes today, some 500 million years ago, this system might have been visible as a dim point of light to the naked eye.

Credit:

Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA/J. Lomberg

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Id:gemini0405g
Type:Artwork
Release date:Oct. 5, 2004, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini0405
Size:1800 x 1397 px

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