Digitized Sky Survey 2 wide-angle image of Abell 2218 (ground-based image)

This image is composited from blue, red and infrared exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 and shows 1.5 x 1.5 degrees centered on galaxy cluster Abell 2218.

Credit:

European Space Agency, J.-P. Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées) and DSS2

About the Image

Id:heic0404d
Type:Observation
Release date:15 February 2004, 18:00
Related releases:heic0404
Size:3500 x 3500 px

About the Object

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

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

Image Formats

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