Comparative View of Galaxy's Stellar Populations

The underlying disk structure, containing older stars, is seen clearly in this infrared Deep Field image taken with Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer(NICMOS) in January 1998.


Rodger I. Thompson (University of Arizona), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
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Release date:8 October 1998, 17:00
Size:300 x 300 px

About the Object

Name:HDF, Hubble Deep Field, Ursa Major
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
Constellation:Ursa Major

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Position (RA):12 36 45.17
Position (Dec):62° 12' 39.67"
Field of view:0.10 x 0.10 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 37.3° right of vertical

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