The Lynx Cluster (ground-based view, Digitized Sky Survey 2)

This is a 2.5 degree three colour composite from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 centred on the Lynx galaxy cluster. The blue plate (B) is shown in blue, the red plate (R) in green and the infrared plate (I) in red. The frame shows the outline of the Kitt Peak Mayall 4-m Telescope image.

Credit:

European Space Agency, NASA, Robert A.E. Fosbury (European Space Agency/Space Telescope-European Coordinating Facility, Germany) and the Digitized Sky Survey

About the Image

Id:heic0312d
Type:Observation
Release date:30 October 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0312
Size:4456 x 4465 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
DSS
Optical
R
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

Image Formats

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