Full WFPC2 Mosaic - Full Resolution

One peek into a small part of the sky, one giant leap back in time. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope provided one of the deepest, most detailed visible views of the universe. Representing a narrow "keyhole" view stretching to the visible horizon of the universe, the Hubble Deep Field image covers a speck of the sky only about the width of a dime 75 feet away. The field is a very small sample of the heavens but it is considered representative of the typical distribution of galaxies in space. In this small field, Hubble uncovered a bewildering assortment of at least 1,500 galaxies at various stages of evolution.

Credit:

R. Williams (STScI), the Hubble Deep Field Team and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9601c
Type:Collage
Release date:15 January 1996, 16:00
Size:3069 x 3100 px

About the Object

Name:HDF, Hubble Deep Field
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
Category:Cosmology

Image Formats

Large JPEG
8.4 MB
Screensize JPEG
549.2 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
577.5 KB
1280x1024
1.0 MB
1600x1200
1.6 MB
1920x1200
1.7 MB
2048x1536
2.3 MB

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
B
450 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Ultraviolet
Near-UV
300 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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