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About this Object

Object Name:

Galaxy Field in Fornax

Object Description:

Parallel Field to the HUDF NICMOS Observations

Position (J2000):

R.A. 3h 32m 38s
Dec. -27° 56' 53"

Constellation:

Fornax

Dimensions:

This image is 3.5 arcminutes across.

About the Data

Data Description:

This image was created from HST parallel observations of the HUDF from the following proposal: 9803: R. Thompson (U. Arizona), R. Bouwens (UCSC), M. Dickinson (NOAO), D. Eisenstein and X. Fan (U. Arizona), M. Franx (U. Leiden), G. Illingworth (UCSC), M. Rieke (U. Arizona), and A. Riess (STScI).

Instrument:

ACS/WFC

Exposure Date:

September 2003

Exposure Time:

39.6 hours: 20,700s (B); 20679s (V); 41,400s (i); and 59,800s (z)

Filters:

F435W (B), F606W(V), F775W (i), and F850LP(z)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

August 4, 2005

Orientation/Scale: