Excerpt of main image without lensing map

LoVoCCS takes advantage of an astrophysical phenomenon called weak gravitational lensing to measure the mass and matter distributions of these clusters.

Credit:

CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noirlab2012d
Type:Observation
Release date:June 4, 2020, 3 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2012
Size:4297 x 2865 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 3827
Constellation:Indus
Category:Galaxy Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):22 1 50.85
Position (Dec):-59° 56' 50.91"
Field of view:18.84 x 12.56 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 45.8° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
g
472 nmVíctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
DECam
Optical
r
637 nmVíctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
DECam
Optical
i
772 nmVíctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
DECam