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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

July 24, 1995: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a variety of galaxies with normal, irregular and peculiar shapes. These galaxies are so far away that they are seen when the universe was a fraction of its current age. These images are part of a serendipitous sky survey which has been conducted over the past three years by an international team of astronomers. The survey is one of the key projects for Hubble.

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Credit: NASA, Richard Griffiths/JHU, Medium Deep Survey Team