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News Release 811 of 951

July 24, 1995 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1994-39

Hubble Space Telescope Deep Sky Survey Finds Huge Numbers of Irregular and Peculiar Galaxies

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Image: Normal Spiral Galaxies 5 to 7 Billion Light-Years From Earth

Normal Spiral Galaxies 5 to 7 Billion Light-Years From EarthSTScI-PRC1994-39a

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Selection of normal spiral galaxies estimated to be at a distance of 5 to 7 billion light-years away. It is thought that these galaxies existed when the universe was half its present age. In this mosaic, the spiral or disk galaxies are seen at various inclinations from edge-on to face-on.

Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated

Credit: Richard Griffiths (JHU)

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