Digitized Sky Survey 2 wide-angle image of Abell 2218 (ground-based image)

Esahubble_heic0404d_500

esahubble_heic0404d February 15th, 2004

Credit: European Space Agency, J.-P. Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées) and DSS2

This image is composited from blue, red and infrared exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 and shows 1.5 x 1.5 degrees centered on galaxy cluster Abell 2218.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0404d/

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 » Type » Gravitationally Lensed
Esahubble_heic0404d_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 16h 35m 53.6s
DEC = 66° 13’ 3.0”
Orientation
North is 4.0° CCW
Field of View
1.5 x 1.5 degrees
Constellation
Draco

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red DSS (None) Infrared (I) -
Arrow_left_blue DSS (None) Optical (B) -
Esahubble_heic0404d_1280
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ID
heic0404d
Subject Category
D.5.1.8  
Subject Name
Abell 2218
Credits
European Space Agency, J.-P. Kneib (Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées) and DSS2
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0404d/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
DSS, DSS
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Red, Blue
Band
Infrared, Optical
Bandpass
I, B
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
248.973347616, 66.217495691
Reference Dimension
3500.0, 3500.0
Reference Pixel
1750.0, 1750.0
Scale
-0.00042806065934, 0.00042806065934
Rotation
3.9600000000000013
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
heic0404d
Metadata Date
2004-02-13T13:37:16+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.