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January 15, 1996 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1996-01

Hubble's Deepest View of the Universe Unveils Bewildering Galaxies across Billions of Years

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Name: Hubble Deep Field
Object Description: Galaxy Field
Position (J2000): R.A. 12h 36m 49.50s
Dec. +62° 12' 58.0"
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance: 6,500 light-years (2,000 parsecs)
About the Data
Instrument: WFPC2
Exposure Date(s): December 18 - 28, 1995
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, R. Williams and The Hubble Deep Field Team (STScI)
Release Date: January 15, 1996