Hubble Finds One of the Earliest, Brightest Galaxies in the Universe

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    that's pretty cool, and good that it's not changing much any time soon, given its a galaxy and not a comet or such event of limited timeframe. Will look even better when the other 'scope gets done in 2012 .
     
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    Cool.
     
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    DOn't you just love the Universe?
     
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    Im trying to understand how they used the gravity from a different galaxy to brighten this one. Thats really amazing. Hubble is kinda outdated. I cannot wait for that new scope.
     
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    are they going to keep hubble in space after the new one? could at least double the production.

    This is awesome.

    i love how the earliest stuff we find is like 12 billion years ago, yet still 700 million years old. HAHA


    insane
     
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    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Look up gravitational lensing.
     
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    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Pretty cool stuff. Aren't they supposed to fix Hubble on one of the next shuttle missions?

    BTW with it also found the dimest object in the universe.
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    I think they are working on it right now. That picture is a travesty.
     
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    Now that would be a great resource for the future, Expecially for the studing of such things as Population II stars or maybe even Population III Stars.
     
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    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    Do you mean the James Webb Space Telescope? There will be some overlap in their time frames. However the Hubble isn't the only telescope in space, just the most famous.
     
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    shows how stupid and worthless i am......

    watched too much star trek and forgot we had a space program of our own.
     
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