The Spiderweb Galaxy and its surroundings (full ACS view)

This image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the full ACS overview of the region around the Spiderweb Galaxy (just to the right of the center). The galaxy is sitting at the centre of an emergent galaxy cluster, surrounded by hundreds of other galaxies from the cluster.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, G. Miley and R. Overzier (Leiden Observatory), and the ACS Science Team Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble).

About the Image

Id:eso1431c
Type:Observation
Release date:15 October 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1431
Size:6657 x 3913 px

About the Object

Name:Spiderweb Galaxy
Type:Unspecified : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Constellation:Hydra
Category:Cosmology

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 40 47.36
Position (Dec):-26° 29' 20.77"
Field of view:5.56 x 3.27 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 175.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
475 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Pseudogreen (B+I)
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS

 

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