Astronomers Discover Most Distant Radio Galaxy

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(From UPI)

The galaxy, TGSS J1530+1049, is located 12 billion light-years away. The record-setting radio signal hailed from a still infant universe — a time just 840 million years after the Big Bang.

Scientists at Leiden University located the galaxy using the Giant Meter-wave Radio Telescope, located in India. Hawaii’s Gemini North telescope and Arizona’s Large Binocular Telescope helped astronomers measure the galaxy’s extreme distance.

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