Extended Groth Strip - Detail of Hubble Image

Detail of the Hubble image of the Extended Groth Strip (EGS). The EGS, named after Princeton University physicist Edward Groth, is a small region in the constellation Ursa Major, based on the results of a series of observations by the Hubble Space Telescope. The Extended Groth Strip is 1.1 degrees long by 0.15 degrees wide (70.5 x 10.1 arcminutes, respectively).

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and M. Davis (University of California, Berkeley)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0706d
Type:Observation
Release date:6 March 2007, 19:00
Size:1453 x 2032 px

About the Object

Name:Extended Groth Strip (EGS)
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
Constellation:Bootes
Category:Cosmology

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 20 54.18
Position (Dec):53° 6' 57.37"
Field of view:3.78 x 5.29 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 139.4° left of vertical

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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