HUDF detail with SN Primo

This image shows part of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field in which SN Primo, the most distant Type Ia to be confirmed to date, was found.

This image shows the field during the supernova explosion, with the bright spot visible compared to images taken beforehand.

Credit:

NASAESA, A. Riess (STScI and JHU), and S. Rodney (JHU)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo1202d
Type:Observation
Release date:12 January 2012, 16:25
Size:600 x 447 px

About the Object

Name:HUDF
Type:• Early Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
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BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
H
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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