Compass and scale image for Abell 1689 dark matter map

Compass and scale image for Abell 1689 dark matter map.

Credit:

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI). Science Credit: NASA, ESA, D. Coe (NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, and Space Telescope Science Institute), N. Benítez (Institute of Astrophysics of Andulucía, Spain), T. Broadhurst (University of the Basque Country, Spain), and H. Ford (Johns Hopkins University)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1037b
Type:Collage
Release date:11 November 2010, 17:00
Size:2400 x 2460 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 1689
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Supercluster
• Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Dark Matter
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos
Distance:z=0.183 (redshift)


Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
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Wallpapers

1024x768
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1280x1024
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1600x1200
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1920x1200
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
R
625 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
775 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
Z
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

Notes: A map of the dark matter in Abell 1689 has been added to this image in blue.

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