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November 10, 2011 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-31

Hubble Uncovers Tiny Galaxies Bursting with Star Birth in Early Universe

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About the GOODS Observations and Data
Object Description: Galaxies in the GOODS South Deep (GSD) Field
Position (J2000): R.A. 03h 32m 30s
Dec. -27° 48' 20"
Constellation: Fornax
Data Description: The image was created from Hubble WFC3 data from proposal 11359, R. O'Connell (University of Virginia) and collaborators, combined with Hubble ACS GOODS v2.0 data, which includes data from proposal 9425: M. Giavalisco (University of Massachusetts) et al., and proposal 10340: A. Riess (JHU and STScI). The science team for this release is led by A. van der Wel (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany), and the images were produced by A. Koekemoer (STScI).
Instruments/Filters/Colors:
WFC3/UVIS: F225W (UV), F275W (UV), and F336W (U)
ACS/WFC: F435W (B)
ACS/WFC: F606W (V), F775W (i), and F850LP (z)
WFC3/IR: F098M (blue grism), F125W (J), and F160W (H)
About the UDS Observations and Data
Object Description: CANDELS Galaxies in the Ultra Deep Survey (UDS) Field
Position (J2000): R.A. 02h 17m 24s
Dec. -05° 12' 00"
Constellation: Cetus
Data Description: This image was created from HST data from proposal 12064: S. Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz), et al. The science team for this release is led by A. van der Wel (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany), and the images were produced by A. Koekemoer (STScI).
Instruments/Filters/Colors:
ACS/WFC: F606W (V)
ACS/WFC: F814W (I)
WFC3/IR: F125W (J) and F160W (H)
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, A. van der Wel (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany), H. Ferguson and A. Koekemoer (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.), and the CANDELS team
Release Date: November 10, 2011
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