Hubble Deep Field Galaxy in Visible Light

Hubble Deep Field Galaxy in Visible Light

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Fast Facts
News release ID: STScI-1998-32
Release Date: Oct 8, 1998
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

In the visible-light picture, taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) in 1995, the galaxy looks uncharacteristically lumpy. That's because only the bright blue knots of starbirth are detected by the WFPC2.


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Astronomical, Cosmology, Deep Fields, Distant Galaxies, Hubble Deep Field, Hubble Telescope, Survey

Credits

Credit: Rodger I. Thompson (University of Arizona) and NASA