World's Most Powerful Telescopes Team Up With A Lens In Nature To Discover Farthest Galaxy In The Universe


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A NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the galaxy cluster CL1358+62 has uncovered a gravitationally-lensed image of a more distant galaxy located far beyond the cluster.

STScI-PRC97-25, July 30, 1997
Marijn Franx (University of Groningen, The Netherlands), Garth Illingworth (University of California, Santa Cruz) and NASA


Location of the gravitationally lensed galaxy in the cluster
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