Hubble Used as a Measuring Tape

Hubble Space Telescope has been used to measure the distance to two neighboring clusters of galaxies, the Fornax and Virgo Cluster, which are in nearly opposite directions on the sky.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9621d
Release date:9 May 1996, 19:00
Size:878 x 641 px

About the Object

Name:Fornax Cluster, Milky Way, Virgo Cluster
Type:• X - Cosmology Images/Videos
• X - Illustration Images


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