Hubble galaxy at redshift z = 2.4

This image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows a galaxy similar in mass to the Milky Way. The galaxy is seen as it was 10.9 billion years ago.

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Credit:

NASA, ESA, C. Papovich (Texas A&M University), H. Ferguson (STScI), S. Faber (University of California, Santa Cruz), and I. Labbé (Leiden University)

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo1511g
Type:Observation
Release date:10 April 2015, 17:47
Size:1100 x 1100 px

About the Object

Type:Early Universe : Galaxy
Distance:z=2.4 (redshift)
Category:Galaxies

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