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The Spiderweb Galaxy and its surroundings [full ACS view]

The Spiderweb Galaxy and its surroundings [full ACS view]


Date: 12 October 2006
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: MRC 1138-262, LEDA 2826829, Spiderweb Galaxy
Copyright: See below

This image shows the full ACS overview of the region around the Spiderweb Galaxy (just to the right of the centre). The galaxy is sitting at the centre of an emergent galaxy cluster, surrounded by hundreds of other galaxies from the cluster.

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Image credit: NASA, ESA, G. Miley and R. Overzier (Leiden Observatory), and the ACS Science Team
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)
 

Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Sep-2021 19:09 UT

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