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Galaxies that go the distance

First results from revamped Hubble identify distant starlit bodies and pose a cosmic puzzle

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7:03pm, September 16, 2009

Just days after NASA released the first cosmic dreamscapes taken by the newly refurbished Hubble Space Telescope (SN: 9/26/09, p. 7) three teams of astronomers have used the rejuvenated observatory to find what appears to be a bounty of the most distant galaxies known.

Analyses of infrared images of these galaxies captured in late August and early September with the newly installed Wide Field Camera 3 suggest the

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