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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!

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