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Picture Album: A Zoo of Galaxies

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A Zoo of Galaxies
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This image represents a typical view of our distant universe. Hubble is looking down a long corridor of galaxies stretching billions of light-years distant in space. Most of these galaxies are very far away and have never been seen before.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Acknowledgment: J. Blakeslee (JHU) and R. Thompson (University of Arizona)

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