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News Release 662 of 948

August 19, 1998 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1998-26

Distant Heavyweight Galaxy Cluster Clobbers Dense-Universe Theory

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Image: Galaxy Cluster MS1054-0321

Galaxy Cluster MS1054-0321

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The image, taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, shows a clearer view of the galaxies in the heart of the cluster. The width of this massive cluster is a few million light-years.

Object Name: MS1054-0321

Image Type: Astronomical

HST Credits: Megan Donahue (STSCI)

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

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The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: Views of Galaxy Cluster MS1054-0321 From Ground and X-Ray Observatories (left) and Hubble (right) Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated Views of Galaxy Cluster MS1054-0321 From Ground and X-Ray Observatories (left) and Hubble (right)PRC1998-26a MS1054-0321 Image Type: Astronomical MS1054-0321

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