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NASA Telescopes Help Find Rare Galaxy at Dawn of Time


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http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/spitzer/news/spitzer20111221.html

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have discovered that one of the most distant galaxies known is churning out stars at a shockingly high rate. The blob-shaped galaxy, called GN-108036, is the brightest galaxy found to date at such great distances.The galaxy, which was discovered and confirmed using ground-based telescopes, is 12.9 billion light-years away!
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