The COSMOS survey

This composite shows three different components of the COSMOS survey: The normal matter (in red) determined mainly by the European Space Agency's XMM/Newton telescope, the dark matter (in blue) and the stars and galaxies (in grey) observed in visible light with Hubble.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and R. Massey (California Institute of Technology)

About the Image

Id:heic0701k
Type:Observation
Release date:7 January 2007, 19:30
Related releases:heic0701
Size:4032 x 4032 px

About the Object

Name:COSMOS
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Large-Scale Structure
Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Dark Matter
Constellation:Sextans
Category:Cosmology

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 0 27.42
Position (Dec):2° 13' 50.33"
Field of view:84.14 x 84.14 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

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