Galaxy cluster Abell 1689

This image shows galaxy cluster Abell 1689. Astronomers have used the sharp eye of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the magnification power of this giant cluster to find 58 remote galaxies, which produced the bulk of new stars during the Universe's early years. They are the smallest, faintest, and most numerous galaxies ever seen in the remote Universe. This image is a blend of exposures taken by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys and Wide Field Camera 3.

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Credit:

NASA, ESA, and B. Siana and A. Alavi (University of California, Riverside)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo1407b
Type:Observation
Release date:8 January 2014, 13:49
Size:3990 x 3679 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 1689
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
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BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet 275 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Ultraviolet 336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
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475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
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625 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
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i
775 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
z
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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