Hubble Space Telescope Snap a stunning new image of bright variable star V 372 Orionis and its companion star.
The NASA and European Space Agency telescopes have captured stars located in the Orion Nebula, a star-forming region 1,450 light-years from Earth.
The companion star appears in the upper left corner.
V 372 Orionis is a special type of variable star known as an Orion Variable.
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The varying gases and dust from the Orion nebulae can be seen throughout the image. Orion variables are usually associated with diffuse nebulae.
The team’s image overlays data from two of the telescope’s instruments – the Advanced Survey Camera and Wide Field Camera 3.
Infrared data and visible wavelengths were overlaid to reveal details of the area.
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In particular, the surrounding diffraction peaks The brightest star The image was formed when an intense point source of light interacted with four rotors inside Hubble that support the telescope’s secondary mirror.
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Relatively speaking, those of James Webb Space Telescope Hexagonal heads due to the hexagonal mirror segments and the three-legged support structure of the secondary mirror.
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