The area around SpARCS1049+56 (ground-based image)

This image shows the region of sky around the the distant galaxy cluster SpARCS1049+56. It took the light of the cluster 9.8 billion light-years to reach us. The cluster houses at least 27 galaxies, probably more, and has a combined mass equal to 400 trillion Suns.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1519c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 September 2015, 19:00
Related releases:heic1519
Size:5329 x 5319 px

About the Object

Name:SpARCS1049+56
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Constellation:Ursa Major
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 49 26.85
Position (Dec):56° 40' 44.88"
Field of view:89.47 x 89.30 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.8° left of vertical

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