The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Observed

25 November 2010


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.


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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