Model image of Cepheid L Carinae

Two model images of the Cepheid star L Carinae as deduced from the interferometric observations: in the near-infrared from VINCI measurements (left) and in the mid-infrared from MIDI (right). In both cases, an envelope is found to surround the star. The contribution from the envelope is about 5% in the near-infrared and significantly more in the thermal infrared. As L Carinae is 17,000 times brighter than the Sun, this means that its envelope alone is several hundred times brighter than our Sun!

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ESO

Görüntü Hakkında

Kimlik:eso0609a
Tür:Gözlem
Yayın tarihi:28 Şubat 2006
Bağlantılı bültenler:eso0609
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Nesne Hakkında

Adı:L Carinae
Tür:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Pulsating
Uzaklık:2000 ışık yılı
Kategori:Stars

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Renkler & Filtreler

BantTeleskop
Kırmızı ötesi
N
Very Large Telescope
MIDI
Kırmızı ötesi
K
Very Large Telescope
VINCI

Notlar: The K-band data refers to the left image, and N-band to the right.