New record for Keck!

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New record for Keck!

Postby jsc248 » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:15 pm

Hi gang,

Astronomers at the KECK observatory have measured the furthest known galaxy yet. The galaxy with the catchy name of EGSY8p7 has been detected when the universe was a mere 600 million years old. This may sound a lot but by astronomical standards this is very young indeed. Read the full story with images here http://www.keckobservatory.org/recent/entry/new_record_keck_observatory_confirms_most_distant_galaxy?utm_source=Keck+Nation&utm_campaign=95720b25c5-science_News_528_4_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_aea15e0be5-95720b25c5-48115773

John
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