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News Release 504 of 1051

August 4, 2005 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-20

Hubble Spies a Zoo of Galaxies

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: Galaxy Field in Fornax
Object Description: Parallel Field to the HUDF NICMOS Observations
Position (J2000): R.A. 3h 32m 38s
Dec. -27° 56' 53"
Constellation: Fornax
Dimensions: This image is 3.5 arcminutes across.
About the Data
Data Description:

This image was created from HST parallel observations of the HUDF from the following proposal: 9803: R. Thompson (U. Arizona), R. Bouwens (UCSC), M. Dickinson (NOAO), D. Eisenstein and X. Fan (U. Arizona), M. Franx (U. Leiden), G. Illingworth (UCSC) , M. Rieke (U. Arizona), and A. Riess (STScI).

The science team for this image release includes J.P. Blakeslee (JHU), K.C. Zekser, and N. Benitez (JHU), M. Franx (STScI), R. L. White (JHU/STScI), H.C. Ford (JHU), R.J. Bouwens (Lick Obs./UCSC), L. Infante (U. Catolica de Chile), N.J. Cross (JHU), G.Hertling (U. Catolica de Chile), B.P. Holden and G.D. Illingworth (Lick Obs./UCSC), V. Motta (U. Catolica de Chile), F. Menanteau and G.R. Meurer (JHU), M. Postman (JHU/STScI), P. Rosati (ESO), and W. Zheng (JHU).

Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): September 2003
Exposure Time: 39.6 hours: 20700s (B), 20679s (V), 41400s (i), and 59800s (z)
Filters: F435W (B), F606W(V), F775W (i), and F850LP(z)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Release Date: August 4, 2005
Orientation: A Zoo of Galaxies