A new, distant galaxy
The most distant galaxy found to date lies more than 12 billion light-years from Earth, based on the extreme shift of its light to red wavelengths.
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Lennox L. Cowie
University of Hawaii
2680 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822
Richard G. McMahon
University of Cambridge
Institute of Astronomy
Cambridge CB3 0HA
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