Early galaxies in HUDF WFC3/IR, close up 2

Esahubble_heic1001c_1024

esahubble_heic1001c January 5th, 2010

Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth (UCO/Lick Observatory and University of California, Santa Cruz) and the HUDF09 Team

This Hubble image taken by the observatory's new Wide Field Camera 3 in infrared light highlights some of the oldest galaxies ever seen.

Image Source: http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1001c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy > Grouping > Cluster
Esahubble_heic1001c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 3h 32m 42.9s
DEC = -27° 46’ 32.2”
Orientation
North is 51.1° CCW
Field of View
0.3 x 0.3 arcminutes
Constellation
Fornax

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Hubble Space Telescope (WFC3) Infrared (Y) 1.1 µm
Arrow_left_green Hubble Space Telescope (WFC3) Infrared (J) 1.3 µm
Arrow_left_red Hubble Space Telescope (WFC3) Optical (H) 1.6 µm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_red
Esahubble_heic1001c_1280
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ID
heic1001c
Subject Category
D.5.5.3  
Subject Name
Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Credits
NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth (UCO/Lick Observatory and University of California, Santa Cruz) and the HUDF09 Team
Release Date
2010-01-05T16:30:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1001c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
WFC3, WFC3, WFC3
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Infrared, Infrared, Optical
Bandpass
Y, J, H
Central Wavelength
1050, 1250, 1600
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
53.1789312515, -27.7756129849
Reference Dimension
1020.0, 1020.0
Reference Pixel
510.0, 510.0
Scale
-5.55711653444e-06, 5.55711653444e-06
Rotation
51.099999999999987
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
heic1001c
Metadata Date
2015-10-02T14:25:59.625629
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.