Zooming in on the distant galaxy MACS 1149-JD1

This video sequence starts with a NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope view of the distant galaxy cluster MACS 1149. Up in the corner lies a still more distant object, the galaxy MACS 1149-JD1, seen just 500 million years after the Big Bang. The final image shows recent ALMA imaging of this galaxy.

Credit:

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

About the Video

Id:eso1815d
Release date:16 May 2018, 19:00
Related releases:eso1815
Duration:30 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Category:Galaxies

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