Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 0.26

Esahubble_opo1511c_1024

esahubble_opo1511c April 10th, 2015

Credit: NASA, ESA, C. Papovich (Texas A&M University), H. Ferguson (STScI), S. Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz), and I. Labbé (Leiden University)

This image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows a galaxy similar in mass to the Milky Way. The galaxy is seen as it was 3.1 billion years ago. Links: NASA press release A firestorm of star birth (artist’s illustration) The growth of Milky Way-like galaxies over time Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 0.65 Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 1.3 Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 2.0 Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 2.4 Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 2.8

Provider: Hubble Space Telescope | ESA

Image Source: https://esahubble.org/images/opo1511c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Baltimore, MD, United States

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Galaxy
Subject - General
Galaxy

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Hubble (ACS) -
Hubble (WFC3) -
Esahubble_opo1511c_1280
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ID
opo1511c
Subject Category
E.5  
Subject Name
Galaxy
Credits
NASA, ESA, C. Papovich (Texas A&M University), H. Ferguson (STScI), S. Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz), and I. Labbé (Leiden University)
Release Date
2015-04-10T17:47:35
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://esahubble.org/images/opo1511c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
ACS, WFC3
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
1100.0, 1100.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
https://esahubble.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
ESA Office, Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Dr
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
United States
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo1511c
Metadata Date
2015-04-07T09:57:33-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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