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ESA/Hubble heic1315: Hubble explores the origins of modern galaxies — Astronomers see true shapes of galaxies 11 billion years back in time. Astronomers have used observations from Hubble’s CANDELS survey to explore the sizes, shapes, and colours of distant galaxies over the last 80% of the Universe’s history. In the Universe today galaxies come in a variety of different forms, and are ...

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15 August 2013

Astronomers have used observations from Hubble’s CANDELS survey to explore the sizes, shapes, and colours of distant galaxies over the last 80% of the Universe’s history. In the Universe today galaxies come in a variety of different forms, and are classified via a system known as the Hubble Sequence — and it turns out that this sequence was already in place as early as 11 billion years ago.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1315/

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15 August 2013

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