NASA Reveals Unprecedented Image of Deep Space

June 4, 2014 1:10 AM

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NASA Reveals Unprecedented Image of Deep Space

NASA revealed today one of the most colorful and comprehensive composite shots of deep space, a work that draws on nine year's worth of shots taken by the Hubble Telescope. According to researcher Rogier Windhorst, " It's the deepest panchromatic image of the sky ever made. It reaches the faintness of one firefly as seen from the distance of the moon."

The image shows about 10,000 galaxies that date back to within a few hundred million years of the big bang; a very, very long time ago. Scientists used ultraviolet light to show the full range of colors that can be captured by Hubble. In addition to creating a rather stunning photograph, the image r...

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