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Very Distant Galaxy Cluster EIS0046-2930
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Very Distant Galaxy Cluster EIS0046-2930

April 28, 2005
This photo is a colour composite that shows the now confirmed cluster EIS0046-2930 . The image has been produced by combining the V (green-yellow), R (red) and I (Near-IR) exposures with the Test Camera obtained during the VLT-UT1 Science Verification. The yellow-orange galaxies are the cluster members and the bluer objects are galaxies belonging to the general field population. The cluster center is at the location of the largest (yellow-orange) cluster galaxy to the left of the center of the image. The field measures 90 x 90 arcsec.