Excerpt of main image with lensing map

Noirlab_noirlab2012b_1024

noirlab_noirlab2012b June 4th, 2020

Credit: CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

Galaxy clusters are massive conglomerations of hundreds or even thousands of galaxies, bound together by their mutual gravitational attraction.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2012b/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Abell 3827
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 22h 1m 50.8s
DEC = -59° 56’ 50.9”
Orientation
North is 45.8° CW
Field of View
18.8 x 12.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Indus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (DECam) (i) 772.0 nm
Green Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (DECam) (r) 637.0 nm
Blue Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (DECam) (g) 472.0 nm
Pseudocolor Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (DECam) (lensing surface mass) 0.0
Spectrum_xray1w
Red
Green
Blue
Pseudocolor
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ID
noirlab2012b
Subject Category
Subject Name
Abell 3827
Credits
CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2020-06-04T03:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2012b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
Instrument
DECam, DECam, DECam, DECam
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue, Pseudocolor
Band
Bandpass
i, r, g, lensing surface mass
Central Wavelength
772, 637, 472, 0
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
330.461862821, -59.947473905
Reference Dimension
4297.0, 2865.0
Reference Pixel
2148.5, 1432.5
Scale
-7.30797025584e-05, 7.30797025584e-05
Rotation
-45.800000000000047
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noirlab2012b
Metadata Date
2020-05-09T17:17:18+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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