Gemini South/PHOENIX Epsilon Indi image

Gemini South/PHOENIX image obtained using a narrow-band filter within the K-band and revealing the deep methane absorption and cool temperature of the companion by its invisibility at these wavelengths. This image is 4x4 arc-seconds across and was obtained without adaptive optics.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/PHOENIX Image

About the Image

Id:geminiann04016b
Type:Photographic
Release date:Oct. 27, 2004, 5 a.m.
Related announcements:geminiann04016
Size:446 x 448 px

About the Object

Name:Epsilon Indi
Category:Stars

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Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
K
2.2 μmGemini South
Phoenix