HR 4796 A

A circumstellar disk around star HR 4796 A selected from the larger sample of 26 disks obtained with the Gemini South telescope in Chile using the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI).

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/T. Esposito (UC Berkeley)
Image processing: Travis Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage), Mahdi Zamani & Davide de Martin

About the Image

Id:noirlab2014f
Type:Observation
Release date:June 24, 2020, 6 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2014
Size:1200 x 1200 px

About the Object

Name:HR 4796 A
Distance:250 light years
Constellation:Centaurus
Category:Exoplanets

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 36 1.04
Position (Dec):-39° 52' 10.21"
Field of view:0.04 x 0.04 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 82.9° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Infrared
H
1.64 μmGemini South
GPI