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News Release 667 of 955

October 8, 1998 11:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1998-32

Hubble Goes to the Limit In Search Of Farthest Galaxies

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Image: Hubble Deep Field Galaxy in Visible Light

Hubble Deep Field Galaxy in Visible Light

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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.

Object Name: HDF-N

Image Type: Astronomical

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

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The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: A Spiral Galaxy From the Hubble Deep Field in Visible (left) and Infrared Light (right) Image Type: Astronomical A Spiral Galaxy From the Hubble Deep Field in Visible (left) and Infrared Light (right)PRC1998-32b Hubble Deep Field Galaxy in Infrared Light Image Type: Astronomical Hubble Deep Field Galaxy in Infrared Light

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