Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Hubble Team Unveils Telescope's Most Colorful Cosmic View

Image: Hubble Ultra Deep Field
Jun 3, 2014
More than a decade after they started, scientists have finally filled out their view of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field on the ultraviolet side of the spectrum. The updated image, released Tuesday, incorporates all the colors that the Hubble Space Telescope can detect, visible and invisible.
The Hubble Ultra Deep Field, or HUDF, catalogs thousands of galaxies in a small section of space in the southern constellation Fornax. Previous versions of the HUDF covered the range of wavelengths stretching from near-infrared through the visible spectrum, plus the far ultraviolet. But the near-ultraviolet part of the spectrum wasn't covered nearly as well. ... the rest  


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