Galaxies: Snapshots in Time

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is a time machine! Astronomers were able to obtain images of clear views of distant galaxies. A series of remarkable pictures, spanning the life history of the cosmos, provide the first clues to the life history of galaxies.

Credit:

Credit: D. Macchetto, STScI, A. Dressler, Carnegie Institutions of Washington, M. Dickinson, STScI and NASA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9452f
Type:Observation
Release date:6 December 1994, 19:00
Size:813 x 830 px

About the Object

Name:Galaxies
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos
Constellation:Serpens Caput


Image Formats

Fullsize Original
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Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
455.8 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):15 49 48.98
Position (Dec):21° 25' 40.58"
Field of view:1.34 x 1.38 arcminutes

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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