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June 19, 2014 08:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-25

Hubble Finds That Dwarf Galaxies Formed More Than Their Fair Share of the Universe's Stars

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About the Object
Object Name: GOODS-South (GOODS-S)
Object Description: Optical Survey
Position (J2000): R.A. 03h 32m
Dec. -27° 48'
Constellation: Fornax
About the Data
Data Description:

The image was created from Hubble data from the following proposals: 9425 and 9583 PI: M. Giavalisco (University of Massachusetts, Amherst).

The science team comprises: H. Atek and J.-P. Kneib (EPFL, Switzerland), C. Pacifici (Yonsei University Observatory, Republic of Korea), M. Malkan (UCLA), S. Charlot (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris), J. Lee (STScI), A. Bedregal (Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics), A. Bunker (University of Oxford, UK), J. Colbert (Spitzer Science Center), A. Dressler (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science), N. Hathi (Aix Marseille University, France), M. Lehnert (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France), C. Martin (UC Santa Barbara), P. McCarthy (Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science), M. Rafelski (Spitzer Science Center), N. Ross (UCLA), B. Siana (UC Riverside), and H. Teplitz (Caltech).

Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): July 2002 — Feb. 2003
Filters: F435W (B), F606W (V), F775W (i), and F850LP (i)
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, and H. Atek and J.-P. Kneib (EPFL, Switzerland)
Release Date: June 19, 2014