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Location of star HD 209458

Location of star HD 209458

Date: 11 March 2003
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Star HD 209458
Copyright: European Space Agency, NASA and the Digitized Sky Survey

The parent star of HD 209458b is called HD 209458. It is similar to our Sun and lies 150 light-years from Earth. It is visible with binoculars as a seventh magnitude star in the constellation of Pegasus.

This is a 1.9 degree three colour composite from the Digitized Sky Survey. The blue plate (B) is shown in blue, the red plate (R) in green and the infrared plate (I) in red.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
18-Jun-2024 22:02 UT

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