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May 25, 1999 11:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-19

Hubble Completes Eight-Year Effort to Measure Expanding Universe

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About the Object
Object Name: NGC 4603
Object Description: Spiral Galaxy
Position (J2000): R.A. 12h 40m 55.70s
Dec. -40° 58' 34.0"
Constellation: Centaurus
Distance: 108 million light-years (33 million parsecs)
About the Data
Instrument: WFPC2
Exposure Date(s): May - July, 1996; June - July, 1997
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA and J. Newman (UC Berkeley)
Release Date: May 25, 1999