Faint Blue Galaxies

One of the deepest images of the sky taken to date with the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a population of faint blue galaxies which turn out to be the most common class of objects in the universe.

Credit:

Rogier Windhorst and Simon Driver (Arizona State University), Bill Keel (University of Alabama), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9508a
Type:Observation
Release date:24 July 1995, 06:00
Size:573 x 661 px

About the Object

Name:Faint Blue Galaxies
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy
Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
Category:Cosmology
Galaxies

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
B
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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