A Young Mammoth Cluster of Galaxies Sighted in the Early Universe

Coma Cluster image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

Credit:

Dustin Lang and SDSS Collaboration

About the Image

Id:noao1601b
Type:Observation
Release date:May 25, 2016
Related releases:noao1601
Size:2000 x 1385 px

About the Object

Name:Coma Cluster
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 59 49.80
Position (Dec):27° 58' 22.04"
Field of view:33.46 x 23.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
g
477 nmSDSS
CCD
Optical
r
623 nmSDSS
CCD
Optical
i
762 nmSDSS
CCD
Infrared
Z
913 nmSDSS
CCD