Infrared image of the galaxy Abell 2667

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esahubble_heic0705b March 2nd, 2007

Credit: NASA, Spitzer Space Telescope

This infrared image was taken by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.and shows a part of the galaxy cluster Abell 2667. The "Comet Galaxy" is the bright red object seen to the left of the cluster centre. Also seen in the image is a rare giant infrared arc. The banana-shaped arc corresponds to the magnified and distorted image of a distant galaxy that lies behind the cluster's core.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0705b/

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 2667
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy » Grouping » Cluster
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 23h 51m 39.3s
DEC = -26° 5’ 0.3”
Orientation
North is 22.6° CCW
Field of View
4.9 x 3.3 arcminutes
Constellation
Sculptor

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Spitzer Space Telescope (IRAC) Infrared (Near-IR) 8.0 µm
Arrow_left_green Spitzer Space Telescope (IRAC) Infrared (Near-IR) 4.5 µm
Arrow_left_blue Spitzer Space Telescope (IRAC) Infrared (Near-IR) 3.6 µm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_red
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_blue
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ID
heic0705b
Subject Category
D.5.5.3  
Subject Name
Abell 2667
Credits
NASA, Spitzer Space Telescope
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0705b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Redshift distance to cluster from NED
Facility
Spitzer Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope
Instrument
IRAC, IRAC, IRAC
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Infrared, Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
Near-IR, Near-IR, Near-IR
Central Wavelength
8000, 4500, 3600
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
357.913590019, -26.0834189126
Reference Dimension
485.0, 323.0
Reference Pixel
242.5, 161.5
Scale
-0.00016895280797, 0.00016895280797
Rotation
22.640000000000008
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org/
Name
Email
con email
Telephone
con tele
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
heic0705b
Metadata Date
2015-10-02T14:26:11.208956
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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