Wide-field view of the sky around the remote cluster CL J1449+0856

This visible light wide-field image of the region around the most remote mature galaxy cluster yet found was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The cluster lies at the centre of the picture but is too faint to be seen. The field of view is approximately 2.8 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1108c
Type:Observation
Release date:9 March 2011, 10:00
Related releases:eso1108
Size:7109 x 7124 px

About the Object

Name:CL J1449+0856
Type:• X - Galaxy Clusters
Constellation:Bootes

Image Formats

Large JPEG
20.2 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 49 29.33
Position (Dec):9° 4' 46.26"
Field of view:119.34 x 119.62 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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