Hubble captures a "five-star" rated gravitational lens (ground-based image)

This two-colour image shows an overview of region of sky where galaxy cluster SDSS J1004+4112 is located. It is composed from two ground-based images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field of view is slightly less than 3.0›.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgements: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic0606c
Type:Observation
Release date:23 May 2006, 12:00
Related releases:heic0606
Size:10147 x 9746 px

About the Object

Name:SDSS J100434.05+4112
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:z=0.68 (redshift)
Constellation:Leo Minor

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 2 2.26
Position (Dec):41° 7' 1.32"
Field of view:170.45 x 163.71 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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