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August 8, 2013 10:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2013-27

Hubble Finds Source of Magellanic Stream

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About the Object
Object Description: Magellanic Stream and Active Galactic Nuclei
Object Name: RBS 144 NGC 7714 PHL 2525 HE 00563622
Position (J2000): R.A. 01h 00m 27s.11
Dec. -51° 13' 54".19
R.A. 23h 36m 14s.10
Dec. +02 09' 18".58
R.A. 00h 00m 24s.40
Dec. -12 45' 47".99
R.A. 00h 58m 37s.4
Dec. -36 06' 05".03
Constellation: Phoenix Pisces Cetus Andromeda
Observation Dates: April 10, 2012 October 28, 2012 October 25, 2012 July 20, 2012
About the Data
Data Description:

The Hubble data used in this science finding are from proposal 12604: A. Fox (STScI/ESA), B. Wakker (University of Wisconsin, Madison), J. Smoker (European Southern Observatory, Chile), P. Richter (University of Potsdam and Leibniz Institute for Astrophyics, Potsdam), N. Lehner and J.C. Howk (University of Notre Dame), and J. Bland-Hawthorn (University of Sydney).

The science team consists of A. Fox (STScI/ESA), P. Richter (Universitat Potsdam, Germany), B. Wakker (University of Wisconsin, Madison), N. Lehner and J.C. Howk (University of Notre Dame), N. Bekhti (Universitat Bonn, Germany), J. Bland-Hawthorn (University of Sydney), and S. Lucas (University College London).

Instrument: COS
Gratings: G130M and G160M
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Fox (STScI/ESA), P. Richter (University of Potsdam and Leibniz Institute for Astrophyics, Potsdam), B. Wakker (University of Wisconsin, Madison), N. Lehner and J.C. Howk (University of Notre Dame), N. Bekhti (University of Bonn), J. Bland-Hawthorn (University of Sydney), S. Lucas (University College, London), and C. Fechner (University of Potsdam and Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics, Potsdam)
Release Date: August 8, 2013