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March 9, 2004 09:30 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-07

Hubble's Deepest View Ever of the Universe Unveils Earliest Galaxies

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Object Description: Optical Survey
Position (J2000): R.A. 3h 32m 40s.0
Dec. -27° 48' 00"
Constellation: Fornax
Dimensions: The image is 3 arc minutes square
About the Data
Data Description: This image was created from HST data from the following proposal: 9978: S. Beckwith, S. Malhotra, M. Giavalisco, N. Panagia, J. Rhoads, M. Stiavelli, R. Somerville, S. Casertano, B. Margon, C. Blades, J. Caldwell, and M. Clampin (STScI), M. Corbin (CSC), M. Dickinson, H. Ferguson, and A. Fruchter (STScI), R. Hook (STScI/ECF), S. Jogee, A. Koekemoer, R. Lucas, M. Sosey and L. Bergeron (STScI).
Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): September 24, 2003 - January 16, 2004
Exposure Time: 11.3 days
Filters: F435W (B), F606W (V), F775W (i), F850LP (z)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI) and the HUDF Team
Release Date: March 9, 2004
Orientation: Hubble Ultra Deep Field Image Reveals Galaxies Galore

 

About the Object
Object Name: Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Object Description: Infrared Survey
Position (J2000): R.A. 3 h 32 m 30 s .0
Dec. -27° 47' 10"
Constellation: Fornax
Dimensions: The image is 2.4 arc minutes square
About the Data
Data Description: This image was created from HST data from the following proposal: 9803: R. Thompson (U. Arizona), G. Illingworth and R. Bouwens (UCSC), M. Dickinson (STScI), D. Eisenstein and X. Fan (U. Arizona), M. Franx (U. Leiden), M. Rieke (U. of Arizona) , A. Riess (STScI) , P. van Dokkum (Yale U.).
Instrument: NICMOS
Exposure Date(s): September 3, 2003 to November 27, 2003
Exposure Time: 4.5 days
Filters: F110W (1.1 microns) and F160W (1.6 microns)
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA and R. Thompson (Univ. Arizona)
Release Date: March 9, 2004
Orientation: Hubble Ultra Deep Field Infrared View of Galaxies Billions of Light-Years Away