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January 10, 2006 10:30 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-04

Monster Black Holes Grow After Galactic Mergers

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: Tadpole Galaxies in the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF)
Position of the HUDF (J2000): R.A. 03h 32m 40s.0
Dec. -27° 48' 00"
Constellation: Fornax
Dimensions: The full HUDF image is 3 arcminutes square.
About the Data
Data Description:

This image of the HUDF was created from HST data from the following proposal: 9978: S. Beckwith, S. Malhotra, M. Giavalisco, N. Panagia, J. Rhoads, M. Stiavelli, R. Somerville, S. Casertano, B. Margon, C. Blades, J. Caldwell, and M. Clampin (STScI), M. Corbin (CSC), M. Dickinson, H. Ferguson, and A. Fruchter (STScI), R. Hook (STScI/ECF), S. Jogee, A. Koekemoer, R. Lucas, M. Sosey, and L. Bergeron (STScI).

The science team includes: A.N. Straughn, S.H. Cohen, R.E. Ryan Jr, N.P. Hathi, R.A. Windhorst, & R.A. Jansen (Arizona State University), A.M. Koekemoer, N. Pirzkal, C. Xu, B. Mobasher, S. Malhotra, L.-G.Strolger, and J.E. Rhoads (STScI).

Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): September 24, 2003 - January 16, 2004
Exposure Time: 11.3 days
Filters: F435W (B), F606W (V), F775W (i), F850LP (z)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Straughn, S. Cohen and R. Windhorst (Arizona State University), and the HUDF team (STScI)
Release Date: January 10, 2006