Cluster of Galaxies-1ESO657-55 (V-band)

Photograph showing a (false-colour) image of the galaxy cluster 1ES 0657-558 prepared from data taken in the V (green) band filter. The arcs and arclets in this cluster are particularly well visible in this image. The total exposure time was 600 seconds. North is up and East is left.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9920v
Type:Observation
Release date:27 February 1999
Related releases:eso9920, eso9919
Size:2400 x 3390 px

About the Object

Name:1ES 0657-558
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters
Distance:z=0.29 (redshift)
Constellation:Carina

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 58 29.69
Position (Dec):-55° 56' 39.43"

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

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