Shreya Shah, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
NASA announced on Thursday, March 3, 2016 that an international team of astronomers, using the organization's Hubble Space Telescope, discovered one of the farthest galaxies to date, and named it GN-z11.
Based on images from the Hubble and Spitzer telescopes, the galaxy is located in the direction... READ MORE »»
HUBBLE TELESCOPE ENCOUNTERS EXTREMELY DISTANT GALAXY: Scientists from NASA announce on Thursday March 3, 2016 that after much research, the Hubble telescope has found the farthest galaxy ever known, called GN-z11. The pathway of its location goes from the Big Dipper, to the Ursa Major constellation, to the GOODS North field of galaxies, and then finally to the galaxy itself. Measurements such as these are firm evidence that other unique and surprisingly bright galaxies found in previous Hubble images may also be at tremendous distances.