Gravitationally Lensed Image of Highest Redshift Galaxy

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the galaxy cluster CL1358+62 has uncovered a gravitationally-lensed image of a more distant galaxy located far beyond the cluster.

Credit:

Marijn Franx (University of Groningen, The Netherlands), Garth Illingworth (University of California, Santa Cruz), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9725a
Type:Collage
Release date:30 July 1997, 06:00
Size:3000 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:ClG 1358+62, ZwCl 6429
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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