Astronomy Picture of the Day
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September 7, 1995
Rogier Windhorst and Simon Driver (Arizona State University),
(University of Alabama)
This Hubble Space Telescope
image of a group of faint
galaxies "far, far away" is a
of the Universe when it was young.
irregularly shaped galaxies revealed in the image
are up to eight billion light years away and seem to
have commonly undergone galaxy collisions and bursts of star formation.
Studying these objects is difficult because they are so faint,
however they may provide clues to how our own
Milky Way Galaxy
Tomorrow's picture: The Milky Way's Centre
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