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The area around SpARCS1049+56 (ground-based image)

The area around SpARCS1049+56 (ground-based image)

Date: 10 September 2015
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

This image shows the region of sky around the the distant galaxy cluster SpARCS1049+56. It took the light of the cluster 9.8 billion light-years to reach us. The cluster houses at least 27 galaxies, probably more, and has a combined mass equal to 400 trillion Suns.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
4-Oct-2023 10:12 UT

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