June 25, 2017

Galaxy Cluster MACS J2129-0741

Galaxy Cluster MACS J2129-0741

This image is a wide-field view of the galaxy cluster MACS J2129-0741, located in the constellation Aquarius (the Water-Bearer). The massive galaxy cluster magnifies, brightens, and distorts the images of remote background galaxies, including the far-distant, dead disc galaxy MACS2129-1.

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Marc Postman (STScI), and the CLASH team

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