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News Release 664 of 950

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: MS1054-0321

MS1054-0321

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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.

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 Galaxy Cluster MS1054-0321 Image Type: Astronomical Galaxy Cluster MS1054-0321

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