Distant Galaxy Cluster MS 10081-1224
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Distant Galaxy Cluster MS 1008.1-1224

April 28, 2005
The distant cluster of galaxies MS 1008.1-1224 is some 3 billion light-years distant (redshift z = 0.301). The galaxies in this cluster - that we observe as they were 3 billion years ago - are different from galaxies in our neighborhood; their stellar populations, on the average, are younger.

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