Amorphous space blob takes title for most distant galaxy

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GOING THE DISTANCE  The most distant confirmed galaxy (blue) is seen as it was when the universe was 650 million years old in this image from the Hubble Space Telescope. 

P. Oesch and I. Momcheva (Yale University), and the 3D-HST and HUDF09/XDF teams, NASA, ESA

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