The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Observed

25 November 2010

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Figure 4: Hubble Ultra Deep Field. Recently, astronomers using the Hubble unveiled the deepest look into the universe yet, showing what could be the most distant and the youngest galaxies ever seen.

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Spectral analysis has confirmed the sighting of the most distant galaxy ever seen, at a red shift of z=8.6...

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The Most Distant Object Ever Confirmed, Naked Scientists

M. D. Lehnert, N. P. H. Nesvadba, J.-G. Cuby, A. M. Swinbank, S. Morris, B. Clément, C. J. Evans, M. N. Bremer & S. Basa; Nature 467, 940-942 (20 October 2010) doi:10.1038/nature09462

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