100 million stars shine in NASA's sharpest ever image

January 20, 2015 3:46 AM

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NASA captured the sharpest large composite image ever taken of our galactic next-door neighbour, the Andromeda galaxy (M31), using the NASA Hubblespace telescope. Though the galaxy is over 2 million light-years away, The Hubble Space Telescope is powerful enough to resolve individual stars in a 61,000-light-year-long stretch of the galaxy's...

Astronomers are studying growing galaxies in the early years of the universe using a unique Hubble Space Telescope survey, and they presented a host of results at the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

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