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Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in Science |

This is the deepest image of the known universe

This is the deepest image of the known universe

Thanks to the combination of 2000 photos taken by the Telescope, NASA astronomers created the deepest image of the universe known until today.

The images were taken between September 2003 and January 2004, where it was possible shooting at an estimated quantity of 5,500 far apart. This level of depth of the image is achieved by collecting the dim light for many hours of observation.

This image of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field name (Extreme Deep Field, XDF) was composed after photographing a small area of space in the constellation Fornax , having star formation close to 46 light years from earth and to more than 700 light years away.

The collage of images that form the spiral galaxies shows XDF similar to the Milky Way, red galaxies and stars with about 13.2 million years old.

“The XDF is the deepest image of the sky ever obtained and reveals the faint and distant galaxies ever seen. It allows us to explore further back in time than ever before, “enthused the astronomer Garth Illingworth of the University of California at Santa Cruz.

The official website of the can see the image and browse through your extension using a zoom, which is used to search for galaxies that existed between 400 and 800 million years after the Big Bang.

Link: Behold the deepest image of the universe ever (msn.now)

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