Location of Photo:
Date/Time of photo:
Several days June-July 2008
14" LX200R, STL-11000XM, Paramount ME
Some of the lensed galaxies behind Abell 2218 are identified. Note Arc A, 362 and 468 are images of the same galaxy at 10.7 billion light years. The big blue galaxy is UGCA 413 and is only about 320 million light years away. Abell 2218 is 2.07 billion light years away light travel time. Scale 0.25" per pixel.