Herschel's view of GOODS-South
September 26, 2011
GOODS-South is a patch of sky in the southern hemisphere that covers an area of about a third the size of the Full Moon. This images was taken by Herschel and NASA's Spitzer space telescope at the following infrared wavelengths:24 μm (blue), 100 μm (green) and 160 μm (red). North is up and East is left.
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