Galaxies Far, Far Away

Astronomers have created a new portrait that reflects humankind’s deepest-ever view of the universe.

Astronomers have created a new portrait that reflects humankind’s deepest-ever view of the universe. The eXtreme Deep Field (XDF) was made by combining the NASA Hubble Space Telescope images taken over the last decade from the center of the original Hubble Ultra Deep Field. It is a small fraction of the angular diameter of the full moon. The XDF reveals galaxies that span back 13.2 billion years in time; the universe itself is 13.7 billion years old.

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Galaxies Far, Far Away

Astronomers have created a new portrait that reflects humankind’s deepest-ever view of the universe.

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