Another record breaker: ultra-deep image reveals ultra-distant galaxy

From NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope press release: Astronomers have pushed the Hubble Space Telescope to its limits by finding what they believe is the most distant object ever seen in the universe. Its light traveled 13.2 billion years to reach Hubble. The dim object is a compact galaxy (UDFj-39546284) of blue stars that existed 480 [...]

For those who wants to dig deeper

WikiSky has a lot of information and images, but not as much as some professional astronomer’s tools. If you are really curious about some object you found on sky map and you want to trace it to the source, try NASA’s SkyView online tool. Well, it may be not that easy to navigate as WikiSky, [...]