Galaxy cluster Abell 520's luminosity (CFHT)

Esahubble_opo1210e_500

esahubble_opo1210e March 23rd, 2012

Credit: NASA, ESA, CFHT, M.J. Jee (University of California, Davis), and A. Mahdavi (San Francisco State University)

This image shows the concentration of starlight at the core of merging galaxy cluster Abell 520. The map was derived from observations by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope in Hawaii. Abell 520 resides 2.4 billion light-years away.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo1210e/

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 520
Subject - Distant Universe
Star » Grouping » Cluster
Esahubble_opo1210e_1280
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ID
opo1210e
Subject Category
D.3.6.4  
Subject Name
Abell 520
Credits
NASA, ESA, CFHT, M.J. Jee (University of California, Davis), and A. Mahdavi (San Francisco State University)
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo1210e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
8.001356000000E+03
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
2734.0, 1758.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
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
opo1210e
Metadata Date
2017-03-17T14:07:31.331397
Metadata Version
1.1
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