The Hubble Deep Field South in the constellation of Tucana

This chart shows the location of the Hubble Deep Field South (HDF-S) in the southern constellation of Tucana (The Toucan). All the stars that are shown here are visible to the naked eye on a dark clear night. The most famous object here is the Small Magellanic Cloud but the galaxies in the HDF-S are hundreds of thousands of times more distant and billions of times fainter.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Release date:26 February 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1507
Size:3338 x 3834 px

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Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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