A ground-based wide-angle image of Abell 2218

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esahubble_heic0404c February 15th, 2004

Credit: European Space Agency, J.-P. Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées) and CFHT

This wide-angle image spans 0.4 by 0.4 degrees and was taken by the 12k camera on Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, United States. The image is composited by three exposures through blue (B), red (R), and infrared (I) filters.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0404c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Abell 2218
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy
Galaxy » Type » Gravitationally Lensed
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 16h 35m 52.0s
DEC = 66° 12’ 44.1”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CCW
Field of View
23.9 x 23.3 arcminutes
Constellation
Draco

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red CTIO (None) Infrared (I) -
Arrow_left_green CTIO (None) Optical (R) -
Arrow_left_blue CTIO (None) Optical (B) -
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ID
heic0404c
Subject Category
D.5   D.5.1.8  
Subject Name
Abell 2218
Credits
European Space Agency, J.-P. Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées) and CFHT
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0404c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
CTIO, CTIO, CTIO
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Infrared, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, R, B
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
248.966642386, 66.212250599
Reference Dimension
3500.0, 3408.0
Reference Pixel
1750.0, 1704.0
Scale
-0.000113810284354, 0.000113810284354
Rotation
0.06
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic0404c
Metadata Date
2004-02-13T14:39:05+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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There is no distance meta data in this image.