ALMA witnesses assembly of galaxy in early Universe

This view is a combination of images from ALMA and the Very Large Telescope. The central object is a very distant galaxy, labelled BDF 3299, which is seen when the Universe was less than 800 million years old. The bright red cloud just to the lower left is the ALMA detection of a vast cloud of material that is in the process of assembling the very young galaxy.

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Auðkenni:eso1530b
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Júl 22, 2015, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1530
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Nafn:BDF 3299
Tegund:Early Universe : Galaxy
Constellation:Piscis Austrinus
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):22 28 12.30
Position (Dec):-35° 10' 0.01"
Field of view:0.49 x 0.49 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

 

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