Hubble's Top Ten Gravitational Lenses. A View of HST 12531-2914

HST 12531-2914 is the second quadruple lens candidate discovered with Hubble. It is similar to the first, but appears smaller and fainter.

Credit:

Kavan Ratnatunga (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9918g
Type:Observation
Release date:13 May 1999, 06:00
Size:65 x 65 px

About the Object

Name:HST 12531-2914
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
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Colours & filters

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

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