Crowded with stars

Published: Thursday 29 February 1996

The Bubble Space Telescope team at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has recently released the most detailed pictures or optical images of the universe ever seen. The composite picture shows what scientists call the bewildering assortment of at least 1,500 galaxies in a tiny undistinguished patch of the space.

The team claims that the faintest galaxies project light which on earth is four billion times weaker than what is visible to human eye.

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