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Individual colour images - 3 (WFPC2, 545 nm)

Individual colour images - 3 (WFPC2, 545 nm)


Date: 31 May 2001
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 1512
Copyright: NASA, ESA, Dan Maoz (Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Columbia University, USA)

This is the third in a sequence of seven images which demonstrate the Hubble Space Telescope's wavelength range, starting in the far ultraviolet and stretching all the way to the infrared.

This image was taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2). The green colour (545 nm) represents visible light. The image was taken on 5 March, 1999, and has an exposure time of 900 s.

This image is issued jointly by NASA and ESA.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-Jul-2021 04:20 UT

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