The Lynx Cluster (ground-based view, Kitt Peak)

This ground-based view shows a 0.09 x 0.07 degree field around the Lynx cluster of galaxies (the yellow galaxies above and to the left of the centre). The Lynx Arc is visible as a red object. This image was composed from six ground-based images (BRIzJK) from the blue to the infrared taken with the Mayall 4-m Telescope at NOAO's Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona, USA. The frame shows the outline of the Hubble Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2image.

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About the Image

Id:heic0312c
Type:Observation
Release date:30 October 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0312
Size:1972 x 1540 px

About the Object

Name:Lynx Cluster
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=3.356 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Mayall 4-m Telescope
Optical
R
Mayall 4-m Telescope
Infrared
I
Mayall 4-m Telescope
Infrared
Z
Mayall 4-m Telescope
Infrared
J
Mayall 4-m Telescope
Infrared
K
Mayall 4-m Telescope

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