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Nasa Space Telescopes See Magnified Image of Faintest Galaxy from Early ­niverse


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Massive cluster of galaxies, MACS J0416.1-2403

This is a Hubble Space Telescope view of a very massive cluster of galaxies, MACS J0416.1-2403, located roughly 4 billion light-years away and weighing as much as a million billion suns.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and Pontificia Universidad Catlica de Chile

Astronomers harnessing the combined power of NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have found the faintest object ever seen in the early universe. It existed about 400 million years after the big bang, 13.8 billion years ago.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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