Share

News Release Archive:

News Release 6 of 217

May 1, 2014 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2014-21

Hubble Astronomers Check the Prescription of a Cosmic Lens

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Description: Gravitationally Lensed Supernovae
Object Names and Positions (J2000.0):
Name R.A. Dec.
MACSJ1720, MACS J1720.2+3536, Supernova SCP/SN-L2, SN CL012Car, Caracalla 17h 20m 16s.80 +35° 36' 25".99 
Abell 383, Supernova Tiberius 02h 48m 2s.00 -3° 32' 15".00 
RXJ1532.9+3021, Supernova Didius 15h 32m 53s.80 +30° 20' 57".98
About the Data
Data Description:
Name Proposal Exposure Dates
MACSJ1720, MACS J1720.2+3536, Supernova SCP/SN-L2, SN CL012Car, Caracalla 12445 (PI: M. Postman, STScI) March - June, 2012
Abell 383, Supernova Tiberius 12065 (PI: M. Postman, STScI) November 2010 - February 2011
RXJ1532.9+3021, Supernova Didius 12454 (PI: M. Postman, STScI) February - April, 2012
Instrument: ACS/WFC and WFC3
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Perlmutter (UC Berkeley, LBNL), A. Koekemoer and M. Postman (STScI), A. Riess (STScI/JHU), J. Nordin (LBNL, UC Berkeley), D. Rubin (Florida State University), and C. McCully (Rutgers University)
Release Date: May 1, 2014
Orientation/Scale: Compass and Scale Image for Supernova Caracalla

** See release package for compass images for galaxy clusters RXJ1532.9+3021 and Abell 383.