Wide-field image of the Spiderweb Galaxy (ground-based image)

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is 2.8 x 2.9 degrees.

Credit:

Digitized Sky Survey 2 and ESA/Hubble. ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble

).

About the Image

Id:heic0614c
Type:Observation
Release date:12 October 2006, 12:00
Related releases:heic0614
Size:9823 x 10369 px

About the Object

Name:LEDA 2826829, MRC 1138-262, Spiderweb Galaxy
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Distance:z=2.156 (redshift)
Constellation:Hydra
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 40 50.51
Position (Dec):-26° 29' 27.50"
Field of view:164.97 x 174.14 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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