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Distant Galaxy Cluster around 3C324

Distant Galaxy Cluster around 3C324

Depicts: 3C324
Copyright: Mark Dickinson (STScI) and NASA

This pair of elliptical galaxies, seen together with a few fainter companions, is remarkably similar in shape, light distribution, and color to their present day descendants. This Hubble image provides evidence that ellipticals formed remarkably early in the universe.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
31-Jan-2023 14:39 UT

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