Euclid space telescope releases first images(1/5)

2023-11-08 10:53:37 Editor :Li Yan

This image of the Horsehead Nebula, so named because it resembles a horse rearing its head, is one of the first released by the Euclid space telescope. (Photo/Agencies)

The first images captured Euclid space telescope designed to create the most detailed 3D map of the “dark side” of the universe were released on Tuesday.

Photo released on Nov. 7, 2023 shows spiral galaxy IC 342, also known as the "hidden galaxy" because it is normally partially blocked from our view by the disc of the Milky Way. (Photo/Agencies)

The Euclid telescope captured an image of the 1,000 galaxies contained within the Perseus cluster, as well as 100,000 faint, distant galaxies behind the cluster.

Photo captured by Euclid telescope shows the entirety of the globular cluster NGC 6397, a grouping of hundreds of thousands of stars held together by gravity. (Photo/Agencies)

Photo captured by Euclid telescope shows NGC 6822, an irregular dwarf galaxy located 1.6 million light-years from Earth. (Photo/Agencies)

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