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April 12, 2011 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-12

NASA Telescopes Help Discover Surprisingly Young Galaxy

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About the Object
Object Name: Abell 383
Object Description: Gravitational Lensing Galaxy Cluster
Position (J2000): R.A. 02h 48m 06s.96
Dec. -03° 29' 31".81
Constellation: Eridanus
About the Data
Data Description:

The image was created from Hubble data from proposal 12065: M. Postman (PI; STScI) et al.

The science team comprises: J. Richard (Centre for Astronomical Research/Observatory of Lyon, France), J.-P. Kneib (Astrophysical Laboratory of Marseille, France), H. Ebeling (Institute of Astronomy/University of Hawaii), D. Stark (Institute of Astronomy/University of Cambridge, UK), and E. Egami and A. Fiedler (Steward Observatory/University of Arizona)

Instrument: ACS and WFC3/IR
Exposure Date(s): November 2010 through March 2011
Filters: F775W (i), F814W (I), F850LP (z), F110W (YJ), F125W (J), F160W (H)
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Richard (Center for Astronomical Research/Observatory of Lyon, France), and J.-P. Kneib (Astrophysical Laboratory of Marseille, France)
Release Date: April 12, 2011