A ground-based wide-angle image of Abell 2218

This wide-angle image spans 0.4 by 0.4 degrees and was taken by the 12k camera on Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, United States. The image is composited by three exposures through blue (B), red (R), and infrared (I) filters.

Credit:

European Space Agency, J.-P. Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées) and CFHT

About the Image

Id:heic0404c
Type:Observation
Release date:15 February 2004, 18:00
Related releases:heic0404
Size:3500 x 3408 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 2218
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=0.17 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
CTIO
Optical
R
CTIO
Infrared
I
CTIO

Image Formats

Large JPEG
6.6 MB
Screensize JPEG
452.3 KB

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