Thursday, May 16, 2013

CFHTLS Ultra Deep Fields: D1

Sometimes, my PhD carries me to galaxies far, far away. The CFHTLS Deep Fields were processed in PixInsight and below you can see only a few small cuts from only one of these fields. Full resolution versions of the complete four fields will come soon! ;) 

The images are made from the i g r band transposed into R B V channels, amounting to about 50h total exposure time on a 4m class telescope, with a median seeing of..... only 0.55"!!

But I should allow the Universe speak it's own beauty: