Dec 09

The renewed Hubble reveals most distant galaxies yet

Source: Royal Astronomical Society

Using the recently updated Hubble Space Telescope (HST) two teams of UK astronomers have identified galaxies which are likely to be the most distant yet seen. The UK teams, one led by Andrew Bunker and Stephen Wilkins at the University of Oxford and the other by Ross McLure and Jim Dunlop at the University of Edinburgh, share their results in forthcoming papers in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.Read more

Image shows a portion of the Hubble Deep Field, with a potentially very distant galaxy marked by the cross-hairs.
(Credit: NASA, ESA, STScI)

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