Hubble Deep Field South Unveils Myriad Galaxies

The deepest visible/ultraviolet light image of the universe ever taken, revealing galaxies down to 30th magnitude.

Credit:

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

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9841d1
Type:Observation
Release date:23 November 1998, 21:00
Size:600 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:HDF-S, Hubble Deep Field South
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
Constellation:Tucana
Category:Cosmology

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):22 33 37.57
Position (Dec):-60° 33' 27.25"
Field of view:0.83 x 0.83 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

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

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