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An artist's rendition of the newly-discovered z8-GND-5296 galaxy (Image: UCR/NASA)
This image from the Hubble Space Telescope CANDELS survey highlights the most distant galaxy in the universe with a measured distance, dubbed z8-GND-5296 (Image: Tilvi/Finkelstein/Papovic/STSCI/NASA)
Astronomers at UC Riverside have combined observations from space and ground telescopes to discover what they say is the oldest known galaxy with a precisely measured distance, seen as it was just 700 million years after the Big Bang.
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