Merging galaxies — 6.2 billion light-years from Earth

Merging galaxies — 6.2 billion light-years from Earth.

Credit:

NASAESA, and J. Lotz (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1130e
Type:Observation
Release date:27 October 2011, 17:16
Size:700 x 700 px

About the Object

Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Distance:6 billion light years
Constellation:Bootes
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 21 18.43
Position (Dec):53° 3' 28.91"
Field of view:0.10 x 0.10 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 128.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
I+V
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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