Hubble image depicts 10,000 galaxies in color

June 23, 2014

NASA has released a color composite image taken years by the Hubble telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) and Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) from 2003 to 2012. The WFC3 system features an IR channel with a Teledyne Imaging Sensor 1Kx1K HgCdTe detector with, a 0.13 arcsecond pixel size, and a total field of view of 123 x 136 arcseconds. The ACS System’s wide field channel is a high throughput, optical and near infrared camera that features two 2048 x 4096 CCD detectors from Scientific Imaging Technologies with a 15 µm x 15 µm pixel size. >>>Read more

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Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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