This is the Hubble Deep Field-South, an exposure taken over ten days in
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Hubble Space Telescope image courtesy of STScI
Hubble Heads South for the Winter
News story originally written on November 23, 1998
Scientists used the Hubble Space Telescope to look deep into space again.
They took a picture of part of the southern hemisphere sky and called it
the Hubble Deep Field-South. The HDF-S is similar to the Hubble Deep Field
Hubble Deep Field is a picture of part of the northern hemisphere sky
taken in 1995.
It took ten days to make the Hubble Deep Field-South. Scientists can only
take detailed pictures of small parts of the sky. It would take them
900,000 years to map the whole sky!
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