Galaxy cluster MACS J2129-0741

This image is a wide-field view of the galaxy cluster MACS J2129-0741, located in the constellation Aquarius (the Water-Bearer). The massive galaxy cluster magnifies, brightens, and distorts the images of remote background galaxies, including the far-distant, dead disc galaxy MACS2129-1.

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Credit:

NASA, ESA, Marc Postman (STScI), and the CLASH team.

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1726c
Type:Observation
Release date:22 June 2017, 12:13
Size:4425 x 3977 px

About the Object

Name:MACS2129-1, MACS J2129-0741
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Lensing
Distance:6 billion light years
Constellation:Aquarius
Category:Cosmology
Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):21 29 26.10
Position (Dec):-7° 41' 29.55"
Field of view:2.21 x 1.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 55.8° left 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
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Z
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
Z
1.05 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
J
1.1 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
J
1.25 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
J/H
1.4 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
H
1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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