New Hubble Image Shows 10,000 Galaxies Billions of Years Old

June 4, 2014 4:34 PM

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New Hubble Image Shows 10,000 Galaxies Billions of Years Old

The latest image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a colorful new view of 10,000 galaxies as they looked in the early years of the universe.

Using extremely long exposure times, astronomers have been able to gather light from objects billions of light-years away. The resulting images are called Hubble Deep Fields, and the first one, made in 1995, revealed 3,000 galaxies in a span of night sky that, viewed from Earth, would fit inside an ...

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