24 oktober 2017

Compacte sterrenstelsels vermommen zich als sterren

Test-2

These images highlight the most massive of the newly discovered compact galaxies known as “red nuggets.” The photo at left from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey shows that the galaxy is so small it appears starlike. The higher resolution photo at right from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the object’s true, extended shape.

In 2005 ontdekte de Hubble-ruimtetelescoop vreemde kleine sterrenstelsels, stampvol met rode sterren, in het verre, jonge heelal. De kleine objecten, die leken te spotten met de bestaande theorie

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