Location and size of the Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (ground-based image)

This image from the Digitzed Sky Survey shows the area around the Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF), located in the constellation of Fornax (The Furnace). The full Moon is shown to scale for comparison. Note that the Moon does not actually pass through Fornax.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Z. Levay (STScI), T. Rector, I. Dell'Antonio/NOAO/AURA/NSF, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University) and the HUDF09 Team

About the Image

Id:heic1214d
Type:Collage
Release date:25 September 2012, 19:00
Related releases:heic1214
Size:4000 x 4000 px

About the Object

Name:Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
Category:Cosmology

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