Zooming in on the most distant galaxy ever measured

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have measured the distance to the most remote galaxy so far, UDFy-38135539, which we see as it was when the Universe was only about 600 million years old (a redshift of 8.6). This video uses images from the Hubble Ultra-Deep Field to visualise a zoom towards UDFy-38135539.

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A. M. Swinbank and S. Zieleniewski, Music: movetwo

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ID:eso1041c
Publiseringsdato:20. oktober 2010 19:00
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1041
Spilletid:01 m 10 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Navn:UDFy-38135539
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy
Kategori:Cosmology

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