Galaxy Cluster Travels Down an Intergalactic Highway

Chandra_761_1024

chandra_761 July 2nd, 2021

Credit: X-ray: (Chandra: NASA/CXC/Univ. Bonn/A. Veronica et al; XMM-Newton: ESA/XMM-Newton); Optical: DES/DOE/FNAL/DECam/CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA; Radio: CSIRO/ASKAP/EMU

Provider: Chandra X-ray Observatory

Image Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2021/nclump/

Curator: Chandra X-ray Observatory, Cambridge, MA, USA

Image Use Policy: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/image_use.html

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Northern Clump

Distance

Universescale3
690,000,000 light years

Position Details

Position
RA = 6h 21m 43.2s
DEC = 0° 31’ 36.8”
Field of View
8.8 x 8.8 arcminutes
Constellation
Monoceros

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Purple Chandra (ACIS) X-ray -
Pseudocolor CTIO (DECam) Optical -
Red ASKAT/EMU (EMU) Radio -
Blue XMM X-ray -
Chandra_761_1280
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ID
761
Subject Category
Subject Name
Northern Clump
Credits
X-ray: (Chandra: NASA/CXC/Univ. Bonn/A. Veronica et al; XMM-Newton: ESA/XMM-Newton); Optical: DES/DOE/FNAL/DECam/CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA; Radio: CSIRO/ASKAP/EMU
Release Date
2021-07-02
Lightyears
690,000,000
Redshift
690,000,000
Reference Url
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2021/nclump/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
Chandra X-Ray Observatory, CTIO, ASKAT/EMU, XMM-Newton
Instrument
ACIS, DECam, EMU
Color Assignment
Purple, Pseudocolor, Red, Blue
Band
X-ray, Optical, Radio, X-ray
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
2010-10-03-0000, -, -, -
Integration Time
108000, -, -, -
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
95.43, -0.5269
Reference Dimension
2000, 2000
Reference Pixel
1000, 1000
Scale
-7.294830720639E-05, 7.294830720639E-05
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
Chandra X-ray Observatory
URL
http://chandra.harvard.edu
Name
Chandra X-ray Observatory Center
Email
cxcpub@cfa.harvard.edu
Telephone
617.496.7941
Address
60 Garden St.
City
Cambridge
State/Province
MA
Postal Code
02138
Country
USA
Rights
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/image_use.html
Publisher
Chandra X-ray Center
Publisher ID
chandra
Resource ID
Metadata Date
2021-07-02T12:16:31-04:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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Universescalefull
690,000,000 light years