Starforming Galaxy at Redshift 0.62

This image is an infrared spectrum showing the Hydrogen-alpha (0.6563µm) emission line (indicated with an arrow), shifted to 1.06µm in a star-forming galaxy at redshift z = 0.62, discovered in the CFRS survey. The total integration time with ISAAC was only 1 hour.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso9856h
Type:Observation
Release date:26 November 1998
Related releases:eso9856
Size:2996 x 2479 px

About the Object

Name:CFRS survey, Spectrum
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxies
• X - Cosmology
Distance:z=0.62 (redshift)

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
1.06 μm Very Large Telescope
ISAAC

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