Reconstructed view of SPT0418-47

Astronomers using ALMA, in which the ESO is a partner, have revealed an extremely distant galaxy that looks surprisingly like our Milky Way. The galaxy, SPT0418-47, is gravitationally lensed by a nearby galaxy, appearing in the sky as a near-perfect ring of light. The research team reconstructed the distant galaxy’s true shape, shown here, and the motion of its gas from the ALMA data using a new computer modelling technique. 

Autorska prava:

ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), Rizzo et al.

O slici

Datum objavljivanja:12. avgust 2020. 17:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso2013
Veličina:455 x 455 px

O objektu

Tip:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Gravitationally Lensed

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