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April 4, 2013 10:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2013-11

Hubble Breaks Record in Search for Farthest Supernova

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About the Object
Object Name: Supernova Wilson, SN UDS10Wil
Object Description: Type Ia Supernova
Position (J2000): R.A. 02h 17m 46s
Dec. -05° 15' 23"
Constellation: Cetus
Redshift: z = 1.914
About the Data
Data Description: This image was created from HST data from proposal 12064: S. Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz) and H. Ferguson (STScI); and proposal 12099: A. Riess (STScI/JHU).
Instrument: WFC3/IR
Exposure Date(s): December 30, 2010, and December 2, 2011
Filters: F125W (J) and F160W (H)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, A. Riess (STScI and JHU), and D. Jones and S. Rodney (JHU)
Release Date: April 4, 2013
Orientation/Scale: Compass and Scale Image for SN UDS10Wil