Cluster of Galaxies RXCJ1131.9-1955

Very massive galaxy cluster RXCJ1131.9-1955 at redshift z = 0.306 in a very rich galaxy field with two major concentrations. It was originally found by George Abell and designated "Abell 1300". The image was obtained with the ESO/MPG 2.2-m telescope and the WFI camera at La Silla.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0419b
Type:Observation
Release date:3 June 2004
Related releases:eso0419
Size:2251 x 2253 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 1300, RXCJ1131.9-1955
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:z=0.307 (redshift)
Constellation:Crater
Category:Galaxy Clusters

Image Formats

Large JPEG
3.7 MB
Screensize JPEG
408.8 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
456.2 KB
1280x1024
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1600x1200
1.3 MB
1920x1200
1.6 MB
2048x1536
2.3 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):11 31 57.16
Position (Dec):-19° 55' 31.36"
Field of view:8.09 x 8.10 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
451 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
539 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
651 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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