CLASH Galaxy Cluster MACS J2129-0741

CLASH Galaxy Cluster MACS J2129-0741

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News release ID: STScI-2017-26
Release Date: Jun 21, 2017
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This is a wider view of galaxy cluster MACS J2129-0741, located in the constellation Aquarius. The massive galaxy cluster magnifies, brightens, and distorts the images of remote background galaxies, including the far-distant, dead disk galaxy MACS2129-1.


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Astronomical, CLASH, Distant Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters, Galaxy Evolution, Gravitational Lensing

Credits

NASA, ESA, M. Postman (STScI), and the CLASH team