Telescopes Unveil View Of Remote, Massive Galaxy Cluster
These images, taken by three different telescopes, show the distant, hefty galaxy cluster MS1054-0321, containing thousands of galaxies and trillions of stars. Weighing the equivalent of several thousand of our Milky Ways, the cluster is 8 billion light-years from Earth.
About the Image
|Release date:||19 August 1998, 06:00|
|Size:||3000 x 2400 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Supercluster|
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Colours & filters
|814 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|
Notes: The right image is from the Hubble Space Telescope. The left image was captured by the 88-inch telescope at the University of Hawaii, with blue X-ray data from the Rosat satellite.