Early galaxies in HUDF WFC3/IR, close up 2

This Hubble image taken by the observatory's new Wide Field Camera 3 in infrared light highlights some of the oldest galaxies ever seen.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth (UCO/Lick Observatory and University of California, Santa Cruz) and the HUDF09 Team

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:heic1001c
Type:Observation
Release date:5 January 2010, 16:30
Related releases:heic1001
Size:1020 x 1020 px

About the Object

Name:Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Constellation:Fornax

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 32 42.94
Position (Dec):-27° 46' 32.21"
Field of view:0.34 x 0.34 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 51.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Y
1.05 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
J
1.25 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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