Visión de campo amplio del cielo alrededor de VFTS 102: la estrella que rota con más velocidad

This view shows part of the stellar nursery called the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbour of the Milky Way. At the centre lies the brilliant star VFTS 102 This view includes both visible-light and infrared images from the Wide Field Imager at the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla and the 4.1-metre infrared VISTA telescope at Paranal. VFTS 102 is the most rapidly rotating star ever found.
This view shows part of the stellar nursery called the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbour of the Milky Way. At the centre lies the brilliant star VFTS 102 This view includes both visible-light and infrared images from the Wide Field Imager at the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla and the 4.1-metre infrared VISTA telescope at Paranal. VFTS 102 is the most rapidly rotating star ever found.

Esta vista muestra parte de la zona de formación estelar llamada Nebulosa de la Tarántula, en la Gran Nube de Magallanes, una pequeña galaxia vecina de la Vía Láctea. En el centro está la brillante estrella VFTS 102. Esta vista incluye tanto imágenes a simple vista como infrarrojas tomadas por el Wide Field Imager en el telescopio MPG/ESO de 2,2 metros en La Silla y del telescopio infrarrojo VISTA en Paranal. VFTS 102 es la estrella de más rápida rotación jamás encontrada.

This view shows part of the stellar nursery called the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbour of the Milky Way. At the centre lies the brilliant star VFTS 102 This view includes both visible-light and infrared images from the Wide Field Imager at the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla and the 4.1-metre infrared VISTA telescope at Paranal. VFTS 102 is the most rapidly rotating star ever found.

Fuente imagen: ESO