Faint Galaxy in the Hubble Deep Field

Small portion of the Hubble Deep Field image -- the deepest view of the universe taken with the Hubble Space Telescope. The arrow points to a very faint galaxy that appears to be more distant than any known previously. Other galaxies in the image are at smaller distances.

Credit:

Ken Lanzetta and Amos Yahil (State University of New York at Stony Brook), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9624b
Type:Observation
Release date:26 June 1996, 22:00
Size:1800 x 1800 px

About the Object

Name:HDF, Hubble Deep Field
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos

Colours & filters

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

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