The galaxy cluster Abell 2218

This image shows the full overview of the galaxy cluster Abell 2218 and its gravitational lenses. This image was taken by Hubble in 1999 during the Early Release Observations made immediately after the Hubble Servicing Mission 3A.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, A. Fruchter and the ERO Team (STScI, ST-ECF

)

About the Image

Id:heic0113c
Type:Observation
Release date:5 October 2001, 15:00
Related releases:heic0113
Size:3109 x 1587 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 2218
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=0.17 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
450 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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