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The System Oph 1622 ISAACVLT
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The System Oph 1622 (ISAAC/VLT)

August 9, 2006
Near-infrared image of the system Oph 162225-240515AB, obtained with ISAAC on ESO's Very Large Telescope. North is up and East is to the left. The apparent separation is less than 2 arcseconds, corresponding to 242 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun (242 astronomical units) at the distance of the system, 400 light-years.


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