Extended Groth Strip - Full Hubble Image

The Extended Groth Strip, named after Princeton University physicist Edward Groth, is a small region in the constellation Ursa Major, based on the results of a series of observations by the Hubble Space Telescope. The Extended Groth Strip is 1.1 degrees long by 0.15 degrees wide (70.5 x 10.1 arcminutes, respectively).

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and M. Davis (University of California, Berkeley)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0706c
Type:Observation
Release date:6 March 2007, 19:00
Size:5600 x 40000 px

About the Object

Name:Extended Groth Strip (EGS)
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Constellation:Bootes
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 19 17.84
Position (Dec):52° 49' 26.49"
Field of view:9.33 x 66.62 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 220.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Pseudogreen (V+I)
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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