after the sleeping comes the waking up.

Let’s take a trip back in time.

Posted by c. wagner on October 23, 2009

You’re looking at a composite image of the most distant cluster of galaxies yet observed. It’s 10.2 billion light years away from us. More than a billion light years farther away than the next most distant cluster.

You’re looking back in time as far as we have been able to see. Enjoy the view!

Read more at Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy blog.


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