Ground-based image of the galaxy cluster CL0024+1654

This is a colour image of the galaxy cluster CL0024+1654 obtained with the CFHT12k camera at the Canada France Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea (Hawaii). The cluster clearly appears as a concentration of yellow galaxies in the centre of this image although cluster galaxies actually extend at least to the edge of this image. This image measures 21 x 21 arc-minutes.

Credit:

European Space Agency, NASA, Jean-Paul Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées, France/Caltech, USA) and the Canada France Hawaii Telescope

About the Image

Id:heic0309c
Type:Observation
Release date:17 July 2003, 15:00
Related releases:heic0309
Size:5771 x 5770 px

About the Object

Name:CL0024+1654
Type:• Early Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=0.4 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Other
Optical
V
Other
Optical
R
Other
Infrared
I
Other

Image Formats

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