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12.21.11

Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS)

This Hubble image shows a field of galaxies, known as the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey, or GOODS. Visible light taken by its Advanced Camera for Surveys instrument at 0.6 and 0.9 microns is blue and green, respectively, while infrared light captured by Hubble's new Wide Field Camera 3 at 1.6 microns is red.