A Cosmic Magnifying Glass. Telescopes Offer Incredible View of Colliding Galaxies

August 27, 2014 1:21 PM

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A coalition of the cosmos came together to give us the best view yet of distant colliding galaxies. Astronomers used telescopes on Earth and in space along with the gravity of distant galaxies to capture the image.

The colliding galaxies known as H-ATLAS J142935.3-002836 is so far away, light was first emitting from the object when the universe was just half its current age.

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