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Hubble Frontier Fields view of Abell 2744

Hubble Frontier Fields view of Abell 2744

Date: 22 October 2015
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Abell 2744
Copyright: NASA, ESA and the HST Frontier Fields team (STScI)

Abell 2744, nicknamed Pandora's Cluster, was the first of six targets within the Frontier Fields programme, which together have produced the deepest images of gravitational lensing ever made. The cluster is thought to have a very violent history, having formed from a cosmic pile-up of multiple galaxy clusters.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Jun-2024 03:30 UT

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