Farthest Supernova Ever - SN 1997ff

Astronomers found this supernova in 1997 during a second look at the northern Hubble Deep Field, a tiny region of sky first explored by the Hubble telescope in 1995. The image shows the myriad of galaxies Hubble spied when it peered across more than 10 billion years of time and space.

Credit:

NASA/ESA, Adam Riess ( Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0109b
Type:Observation
Release date:2 April 2001, 19:00
Size:1526 x 762 px

About the Object

Name:SN 1997FF
Type:• Early Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=1.7 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
J
1.1 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS
Infrared
H
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS

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