Using Telescopes as a Cosmic Magnifying Glass Gives an Brilliant View of Colliding Galaxies

August 27, 2014 2:35 PM

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Using Telescopes as a Cosmic Magnifying Glass Gives an Brilliant View of Colliding Galaxies

The best view yet of distant colliding galaxies is given by a coalition of the cosmos coming together. With a view to capture the image, the astronomers used telescopes on Earth and in space along with the gravity of distant galaxies.

Light was first emitting from the object when the universe was just half its current age, though the colliding galaxies known as H_ATLAS J142935.3-002836 is so far away.

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