The New Gravitational Lenses from the COSMOS project

The positions of 67 newly found gravitational lenses are shown in this image. Use the zoom tool to examine them more closely.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, C. Faure (Zentrum für Astronomie, University of Heidelberg) and J.P. Kneib (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille)

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:heic0806b
Type:Collage
Release date:19 February 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0806
Size:10080 x 10080 px

About the Object

Name:COSMOS FIELD
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
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814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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