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Giant New Galaxy Revealed on the Edge of the Universe

Images taken from the world’s highest observatory, in the Chilean Andes, show the galaxy in extraordinary detail, 11.7 billion light years away from Earth.
Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory [ESO] in Chile have used the technique of gravitational lensing and a virtual telescope to produce unprecedented images of a monstrous galaxy 11.7 billion light years away from Earth.

Astronomers at the European Southern Observatory [ESO] in Chile have used the technique of gravitational lensing and a virtual telescope to produce unprecedented images of a monstrous galaxy 11.7 billion light years away from Earth.
The images of the galaxy, named SDP.81, were modeled using equipment at the European Southern Observatory [ESO], located on the remote Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes. The observatory’s Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array [ALMA] is a telescope consisting of 66 high-precision antennas, spread over distances of up to 16 kilometers