Hubble Focuses on Coma Cluster of Galaxies (Zoom and Pan)

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Duration: 1 minute, 33 seconds

The Coma Cluster of galaxies is one of the densest collections of galaxies in the universe. The Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys viewed a large portion of the cluster, spanning several million light-years across. This cluster contains thousands of galaxies and lies near the Milky Way's north pole, about 300 million light-years away from Earth. The movie begins with a ground-based image from Akira Fujii, transitions to imaging from the Digitized Sky Survey, and ends with a closer look provided in Hubble's mosaic of the Coma Cluster.

Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters, HD Video, Scientific Visualizations


NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: June 10, 2008

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