Circumstellar Disk Around HR 4796A

Circumstellar Disk Around HR 4796A

About The Object
Object Name HR 4796A
Object Description Dusty disk surrounding young star HR 4796A
R.A. Position 12:36:01.03
Dec. Position -39:52:10.23
Distance 237 light-years
Dimensions Image is about 23 arc seconds across (about 0.03 light-years)
About The Data
Data Description The HST observations include those from program 13786 (G. Schneider)
Instrument STIS/CCD
Exposure Dates January - July 2015
About The Image
Color Info These images are a composite of separate exposures acquired by the STIS/CCD instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope. The color results from assigning the color blue to a monochromatic (grayscale) image.

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