November 15, 2012
The newly discovered galaxy, named MACS0647-JD, is very young and only a tiny fraction of the size of our Milky Way. The object is observed 420 million years after the big bang.
credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Local Group, Hubble Space Telescope, Astronomy, American Astronomical Society 215th meeting, Big Bang, Space, Universe, Galaxy, Milky Way, Spiral galaxies, Space Telescope Science Institute