Monday, April 21, 2014

Each little smidge of light is a galaxy! Galaxies beyond count!

The Hubble image, released Thursday (April 17), is a 14-hour exposure that shows objects about 1 billion times fainter than the naked eye can make out, researchers said. Most of the galaxies visible in the photo lie less than 5 billion light-years away, but some objects are much more distant.

According to astronomers, our Milky Way is an average-sized barred spiral galaxy measuring up to 120,000 light-years across. Astronomers estimate that our galaxy contains up to 400 billion stars of various sizes and brightness. Most of the little disks you can see in this video are that large or larger...

When God builds, He does it First Class!
Here's a link for higher resolution!

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