A CLASH of galaxies

This cluster of galaxies, RX J1347.5–1145, was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope as part of the Cluster Lensing And Supernova survey with Hubble (CLASH). The cluster is one of most massive known galaxy clusters in the Universe.

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Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA

About the Image

Id:potw1708b
Type:Observation
Release date:20 February 2017, 06:00
Size:5326 x 4404 px

About the Object

Name:RX J1347.5–1145
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:z=0.451 (redshift)
Constellation:Virgo
Category:Cosmology
Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 47 31.63
Position (Dec):-11° 45' 9.75"
Field of view:2.66 x 2.20 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 130.7° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
g
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
r
625 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
i
775 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
z
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
J
1.1 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
H short
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
J
1.1 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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