Ground-based image of the galaxy cluster CL0024+1654

This is a colour image of the galaxy cluster CL0024+1654 obtained with the CFHT12k camera at the Canada France Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea (Hawaii). The cluster clearly appears as a concentration of yellow galaxies in the centre of this image although cluster galaxies actually extend at least to the edge of this image. This image measures 21 x 21 arc-minutes.

Credit:

European Space Agency, NASA, Jean-Paul Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, France/Caltech, USA) and the Canada France Hawaii Telescope

About the Image

Id:heic0309c
Type:Observation
Release date:17 July 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0309
Size:5771 x 5770 px

About the Object

Name:CL0024+1654
Type:Early Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:z=0.4 (redshift)
Constellation:Pisces
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 26 35.57
Position (Dec):17° 9' 40.99"
Field of view:19.71 x 19.71 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Other
Optical
R
Other
Optical
V
Other
Optical
B
Other

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