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The region around SMM J2135-0102 and the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217

This image shows the wider region around the distant galaxy SMM J2135-0102, which is being gravitationally lensed by the galaxy cluster MACS J2135-010217. The image, from the Second Generation Digitized Sky Survey, covers a field of view of 4.5 x 4 degrees.

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ESO & DSS2

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About the Image

Id:eso1012d
Type:Observation
Release date:21 March 2010, 19:00
Related releases:eso1012
Size:9451 x 8485 px

About the Object

Name:Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS 2), Gravitational Microlensing, MACS J2135-010217, SMM J2135-0102, Wide field view
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters
• X - Galaxies
Distance:z=2.3 (redshift)
Constellation:Aquarius

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Coordinates

Position (RA):21 35 46.95
Position (Dec):0° 58' 16.10"
Field of view:158.61 x 142.40 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.7° right of vertical
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BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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