Close-up images of Some of the Most Distant Galaxies Known

Close-ups of some of the most distant galaxies. Each of the high-redshift galaxies is highlighted by a white circle. The redshift of the object is indicated at the lower left corner of each image. All objects appear green in this image because they are not seen in the blue image and most of their light is emitted in the middle band that is rendered as green in the above three-colour image. Each image measures 30 arcsec on a side; this corresponds to approx. 500,000 light-years at the distance of these objects.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso0326b
Type:Observation
Release date:21 August 2003
Related releases:eso0326
Size:665 x 1002 px

About the Object

Name:Galaxies
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters
• X - Galaxies
Distance:z=5.3 (redshift)

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
650 nm Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Infrared
I
780 nm Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Infrared
Z
910 nm Very Large Telescope
FORS2

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