NASA Finds Most Distant Viewable Galaxy

NASA recently announced that it has discovered what is the most distant galaxy ever imaged by a telescope.

The image was found through the joint efforts of the Hubble and Spitzer telescopes.

It’s a dwarf galaxy, only 600 light years across, but the light received has travelled 13.3 billion years, only 400 million years after the Big Bang.

The distance is known to within 5%, which is astonishing in itself.

Click on the picture to learn more.

Author: Bob Mahoney

Physics teacher

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