XDF 2D Zoom

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Duration: 24 seconds

This video zooms into the small areas of sky that the Hubble Space Telescope observed to construct the eXtreme Deep Field, or XDF. The region is located in the southern sky, far away from the glare of the Milky Way, the bright plane of our galaxy. In terms of angular size, the field is a fraction the angular diameter of the full Moon, yet it contains thousands of galaxies stretching back across time.

Cosmology, Deep Fields, Distant Galaxies, HD Video, Hubble Ultra Deep Field, Scientific Visualizations, Survey


NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon and Z. Levay (STScI)

Publication: September 25, 2012

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