Radio Galaxy 4C41.17

Using NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope an international team of astronomers is uncovering intriguing new details about the most distant galaxy known, located more than ten billion light-years away.

Credit:

Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research, the Space Telescope Science Institute, the European Space Agency, NASA/ESA, the European Economic Community, NATO, and the U.S. Department of Energy.

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9226a
Type:Observation
Release date:13 November 1992, 06:00
Size:3061 x 1657 px

About the Object

Name:4C 41.17
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:z=3.792 (redshift)

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
569 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC1
Optical
R
702 nm GALEX
WFPC1

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