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News release ID: STScI-1998-26
Release Date: Aug 19, 1998
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The image is a color composite taken by ground-based and X-ray observatories showing the entire galaxy cluster surrounded by background and foreground galaxies. The blue color in the center of the image represents the huge amount of hot gas that fills the space between the galaxies in the cluster.

Dark Matter, Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters, Observations


HST Credits: Megan Donahue (STSCI)

Ground Credits: Isabella Gioia (Univ. of Hawaii), and NASA