Spectrum of the Extremely Distant Galaxy z6VDF J022803-041618

Tracing of the spectrum of the high-redshift galaxy z6VDF J022803-041618. The strong emission line at wavelength 872 nm is the red-shifted Lyman-alpha spectral line from the galaxy; it is shown in more detail in the insert panel.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0314d
Type:Chart
Release date:28 May 2003
Related releases:eso0314
Size:955 x 657 px

About the Object

Name:z6VDF J022803-041618
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies
Distance:z=6.17 (redshift)

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