Gemini Observatory Confirms Spiral Nature of Extremely Distant Lensed Galaxy

The massive galaxy cluster bends the light of the most ancient spiral galaxy behind it, producing two highly magnified images that allow astronomers to study the spiral structures in great details.

Credit:

James Josephides.

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Release date:Nov. 3, 2017
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