Hubble Illuminates Cluster of Diverse Galaxies

This image from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the diverse collection of galaxies in the cluster Abell S0740 that is over 450 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Centaurus.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0708a
Type:Observation
Release date:5 February 2007, 15:00
Size:3430 x 3813 px

About the Object

Name:Abell S0740, ESO 325-G004
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:450 million light years

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BandWavelengthTelescope
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B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
R
625 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
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I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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