Galaxy Cluster in the Capodimonte Deep Field

This image shows an enlargement of a moderately distant galaxy cluster in the south-east quadrant (lower left) of the Capodimonte Deep Field. The field measures 1380 x 1260 pixels, or about 5.5 x 5.0 arcmin 2 in the sky.

Technical information: this image displays selected areas of the field shown in ESO Press Photo eso0116a at the original WFI scale, hereby also demonstrating the enormous amount of information contained in these wide-field images. North is up and East is left.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0116e
Type:Observation
Release date:10 April 2001
Related releases:eso0116
Size:3000 x 2496 px

About the Object

Name:Capodimonte Deep Field
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxy Clusters
Constellation:Corvus

Image Formats

Large JPEG
2.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
293.3 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
373.0 KB
1280x1024
583.2 KB
1600x1200
780.0 KB
1920x1200
852.4 KB
2048x1536
1.1 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):12 24 46.18
Position (Dec):-12° 48' 48.56"
Field of view:5.14 x 4.28 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
451 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
539 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
651 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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