A Sky Flush with Galaxies

This image, taken by NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, represents a small section of a larger panoramic view of the heavens, where at least 50,000 galaxies reside.

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:opo0706e
Type:Observation
Release date:6 March 2007, 19:00
Size:5600 x 9000 px

About the Object

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

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 17 46.11
Position (Dec):52° 32' 57.54"
Field of view:9.32 x 14.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 220.0° right 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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