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January 7, 2007 01:30 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2007-01

Hubble Maps the Cosmic Web of "Clumpy" Dark Matter in 3-D

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About this Survey
Name: Cosmological Evolution Survey (COSMOS) Field
Description: Astronomical Survey
Position (J2000): R.A. 10h 00m 28s.6
Dec. +02° 12' 21".0
Constellation: Sextens
Dimensions: The COSMOS survey field covers 2 square degrees.
About the Data
Mission: Hubble Subaru VLT XMM/Newton
Survey Type: Optical Optical Spectral x-Ray
Instrument: ACS/WFC Suprime-Cam VIMOS EPIC
Principal Ivestigator: Scoville: 9822; 10092 Taniguchi Kneib Hasinger
Filters/Band Pass: F814W (I) B,V,r,i,z;
narrow bands
R~200 0.5-2 keV 7e-16 cgs;
2-10 keV 3e-15 cgs
Exposure Date(s): Oct. 2003 - May 2004 Jan-Feb 2004; 2005 Apr. 2004 Winter 2003-Winter 2004; XMM A04
About the Image
Release Credit: NASA, ESA, and R. Massey (California Institute of Technology)
Release Date: January 7, 2007
Orientation/Scale: Full Resolution Image Single HST ACS COSMOS Tile