Wide-field view of Abell 2744

This ground-based view shows the area of sky around the merging galaxy cluster Abell 2744, which has been given the nickname Pandora’s Cluster. This remarkable object seems to be the result of the collision of at least four separate galaxy clusters. In this picture the cluster itself is faintly visible as a tiny swarm of faint specks very close to the centre.

Kilde:

ESA/Hubble & Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

Om bildet

ID:eso1120e
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:22. juni 2011 15:00
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1120
Størrelse:10547 x 10067 px

Om objektet

Navn:Abell 2744
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Avstand:z=0.308 (rødforskyvning)
Constellation:Sculptor
Kategori:Galaxies

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Koordinater

Position (RA):0 14 20.07
Position (Dec):-30° 23' 18.14"
Field of view:179.14 x 170.99 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 1.3° til høyre for vertikalen

Farger og filtre

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Optisk
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Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
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Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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