Dusty disk around HD 50138

The dusty disk around HD 50138 is part of a survey of 44 young massive stars to investigate planet formation in dusty, swirling disks — likely to become new solar systems. The image was taken with the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) instrument on the Gemini South telescope of the International Gemini Observatory, a Program of NSF’s NOIRLab.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/E. Rich (Michigan University)

About the Image

Id:noirlab2212e
Type:Observation
Release date:June 15, 2022, 10:15 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2212
Size:1089 x 1089 px

About the Object

Name:HD 50138
Constellation:Monoceros
Category:Gemini Observatory

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 51 33.40
Position (Dec):-6° 57' 59.45"
Field of view:0.04 x 0.04 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 17.0° left of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Infrared
J
1.229 μmGemini South
GPI