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Galaxy MS 1512-cB58

By another galaxy 7 billion light-years distant, which works as a gravitational lens, the light of MS 1512-cB58 is multiplied 50 times in our direction. We see the galaxy as it was 1.7 billion years after the Big Bang.

Constellation: Boötes
Distance: 12 billion light-years
Visual magnitude: 20.6

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Photo: Eso

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