A zoom into Abell 1689 and a very remote dusty galaxy

A zoom into the galaxy cluster Abell 1689. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, with a boost from the natural gravitational lensing of this cluster, can faintly detect the remote galaxy A1689-zD1 seen just 700 million years after the beginning of our Universe. This object has been detected by ALMA and had its distance measured using ESO's Very Large Telescope.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Id:eso1508a
Release date:2 March 2015, 17:00
Related releases:eso1508
Duration:57 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Abell 1689
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Category:Galaxy Clusters

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