Binary L dwarf Kelu-1 (14 August 1998)

This graphic represents a slice of the spider-web-like structure of the Universe, called the "cosmic web". These great filaments are made largely of dark matter located in the space between galaxies. The Hubble Space Telescope probed the structure of intergalactic space to look for missing ordinary matter, called baryons, that is gravitationally attracted to the cosmic web.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0901c
Type:Observation
Release date:5 January 2009, 18:20
Size:1225 x 1225 px

About the Object

Name:Kelu-1
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Binary
• X - Stars Images/Videos
Distance:60 light years

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Infrared
Near-IR
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NICMOS

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