Gemini NIRI image of L1527

Gemini NIRI image of L1527 taken in L'-band (3.8 microns). The bright yellow areas are the disk surfaces separated by the narrow dark lane of the disk mid-plane. The fainter, diffuse red features are scattered light from the inner outflow cavities of the protostar.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:geminiann10015a
Type:Collage
Release date:Aug. 26, 2010, 2:10 a.m.
Related announcements:geminiann10015
Size:500 x 497 px

About the Object

Name:L1527
Category:Nebulae

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BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Infrared
L
3.8 μmGemini North
NIRI