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January 6, 2009 12:20 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2009-04

Star Light, Star Bright, Its Explanation is Out of Sight

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: SCP 06F6
Object Description: Optical Transient
Position (J2000): R.A. 14h 32m 27s.395
Dec. +33° 32' 24".83
Constellation: Boötes
About the Data
Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): May 21, 2006
Exposure Time: 9.8 minutes
Filters: F775W (SDSS i) and F850LP (SDSS z)
Science Team This image was created from HST data from proposal 10496: S. Perlmutter (University of California, Berkeley).
About the Release
Release Credit: NASA, ESA, and K. Barbary (University of California, Berkeley)
Release Date: January 6, 2009