A Panoramic View of the Sky

A narrow slice of sky near the Big Dipper yielded a goldmine of at least 50,000 galaxies, which were spied by NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The Hubble view is yielding new clues about the universe's youth, from its "pre-teen" years to young adulthood.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, M. Davis (University of California, Berkeley), S. Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz), and A. Koekemoer (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0706a
Type:Collage
Release date:6 March 2007, 19:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Extended Groth Strip (EGS)
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Pseudogreen (V+I)
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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