FORS1 First Light - Distant cluster of galaxies

Produced from a 5-min near-infrared exposure, this image was obtained during the night of First Light of the FORS1 instrument (September 15, 1998). It shows an enlargment of the sky field near the quasar PB5763, showing the individual members of this cluster of galaxies in more detail.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso9845c
Type:Observation
Release date:23 September 1998
Related releases:eso9845
Size:2360 x 2004 px

About the Object

Name:PB5763
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters
Distance:z=0.85 (redshift)

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
800 nm Very Large Telescope
FORS1

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