Video News Release 31: The most distant galaxy ever measured (eso1041b)

A European team of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has measured the distance to the most remote galaxy so far. By carefully analysing the very faint glow of the galaxy they have found that they are seeing it when the Universe was only about 600 million years old (a redshift of 8.6). These are the first confirmed observations of a galaxy whose light is clearing the opaque hydrogen fog that filled the cosmos at this early time.

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ESO. Editing: Herbert Zodet. Written by: Richard Hook and Douglas Pierce-Price.  Narration: Dr. J and Gaitee Hussain. Music: movetwo.  Footage and photos: ESO, NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth  (UCO/Lick Observatory and University of California, Santa Cruz) and the HUDF09 Team, A. M. Swinbank and S. Zieleniewski, M. Alvarez (http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/~malvarez), R. Kaehler and T. Abel and José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org).  Directed by: Herbert Zodet.  Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen.

This Video News Release is targeted especially at broadcasters for further editing. In order to keep the audio tracks editable, different sound information has been recorded on two separate tracks at optimal volumes as is common standard in professional post production. This video is not meant for on screen viewing — on ESOcasts are better suited for that.

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Id:eso1041b
Data de divulgação:20 de Outubro de 2010 às 19:00
Notícias relacionadas:eso1041
Duração:04 m 41 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Nome:UDFy-38135539
Tipo:Early Universe : Galaxy
Categoria:Video News Releases

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