Wide-field view of the sky around the rich galaxy cluster Abell 1689

This view from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows the region of sky in the constellation of Virgo (The Virgin) around the rich galaxy cluster Abell 1689. Many other, much closer, galaxies can also be seen in this picture.


ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id: eso1508d
Type: Observation
Release date: 2 March 2015, 17:00
Related releases: eso1508
Size: 9797 x 10471 px

About the Object


Position (RA): 13 11 33.90
Position (Dec): -1&deg 21′ 57.19″
Field of view: 164.47 x 175.79 arcminutes
Orientation: North is 0.0° right of vertical

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