Hubble Deep Field South Unveils Myriad Galaxies

A NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope view down a 12 billion light-year long corridor of space loaded with a dazzling assortment of thousands of never-before seen galaxies.

Credit:

R. Williams (STScI), the HDF-S Team, and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9841b
Type:Observation
Release date:23 November 1998, 21:00
Size:1771 x 1819 px

About the Object

Name:HDF-S, Hubble Deep Field South
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos
Constellation:Tucana

Image Formats

Large JPEG
2.4 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Wallpapers

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1600x1200
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Coordinates

Position (RA):22 32 51.99
Position (Dec):-60° 33' 8.96"
Field of view:1.18 x 1.21 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 6.5° right of vertical

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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