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ESA/Hubble heic1217: Hubble helps find candidate for most distant object in the Universe yet observed. By combining the power of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and one of nature’s zoom lenses, astronomers have found what is probably the most distant galaxy yet seen in the Universe. The object offers a peek ...

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ESA/Hubble News
15 November 2012

By combining the power of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and one of nature’s zoom lenses, astronomers have found what is probably the most distant galaxy yet seen in the Universe. The object offers a peek back into a time when the Universe was only 3 percent of its present age of 13.7 billion years.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1217/

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15 November 2012




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