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19-AUG-2009 Press F11 for Full Screen view

Distant Galaxies in Grus

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Galaxy Cluster ABEL 1111 z = 0.164 which corresponds to a
distance of over 2 billion light years! This means that the light
recorded here on my CCD chip left those galaxies well before major
life forms had even started to evolve on Earth!

Small section cropped from the full frame image here:
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/image/116249824/original


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