Hiding in Plain Sight: Undergraduates Discover the Densest Galaxies Known

Artist's depiction of the night sky as seen from a planet at the heart of an ultracompact galaxy. More than a million stars are visible with the naked eye, in contrast to the few thousand visible from Earth.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, G. Bacon (STScI) and P. van Dokkum (Yale University)

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Type:Artwork
Release date:July 27, 2015
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