Cluster of Galaxies RXCJ1131.9-1955

Very massive galaxy cluster RXCJ1131.9-1955 at redshift z = 0.306 in a very rich galaxy field with two major concentrations. It was originally found by George Abell and designated "Abell 1300". The image was obtained with the ESO/MPG 2.2-m telescope and the WFI camera at La Silla.

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About the Image

Id:eso0419b
Type:Observation
Release date:3 June 2004
Related releases:eso0419
Size:2251 x 2253 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 1300, RXCJ1131.9-1955
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters
Distance:z=0.307 (redshift)
Constellation:Crater

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 31 57.16
Position (Dec):-19° 55' 31.36"
Field of view:8.09 x 8.10 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

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

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