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Hubble's View of 18 Proto Galaxies

Hubble's View of 18 Proto Galaxies

Depicts: Proto Galaxy
Copyright: Rogier Windhorst and Sam Pascarelle (Arizona State University) and NASA

Embedded in this Hubble Space Telescope image of nearby and distant galaxies are 18 young galaxies or galactic building blocks, each containing dust, gas, and a few billion stars.

Each of these objects is 11 billion light-years from Earth and much smaller than today's galaxies.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
22-May-2024 05:35 UT

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