The galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217 lensing SMM J2135-0102

This image shows the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217 (centre), which is gravitationally lensing the distant galaxy SMM J2135-0102. The image is 5 arcminutes across, and contains data from the Advanced Camera for Surveys on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

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NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1012e
Type:Observation
Release date:21 March 2010, 19:00
Related releases:eso1012
Size:3865 x 4024 px

About the Object

Name:MACS J2135-010217, SMM J2135-0102
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters
Constellation:Aquarius

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Coordinates

Position (RA):21 35 14.88
Position (Dec):-1° 1' 41.34"

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BandWavelengthTelescope
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606 nmHubble Space Telescope
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