Hubble and ALMA image of MACS J1149.5+2223

This image shows the galaxy cluster MACS J1149.5+2223 taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope; the inset image is the very distant galaxy MACS1149-JD1, seen as it was 13.3 billion years ago and observed with ALMA. Here, the oxygen distribution detected with ALMA is depicted in red.

Credit:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, W. Zheng (JHU), M. Postman (STScI), the CLASH Team, Hashimoto et al.

About the Image

Id:eso1815a
Type:Collage
Release date:16 May 2018, 19:00
Related releases:eso1815
Size:3800 x 3800 px

About the Object

Name:MACS1149-JD1
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
Distance:13 billion light years
Category:Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
Z
1.05 μmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
J
1.25 μmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Millimeter
OIII Z=9.1096
88 μmAtacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array
Band 7
Infrared
H
1.6 μmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
J/H
1.4 μmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3

 

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