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First Galaxy Illustration Approximation
Ssc2019 06b

Credit: James Josephides (Swinburne Astronomy Productions)

Artwork • May 8th, 2019 • ssc2019-06b

ssc2019-06b

This artist's illustration shows what one of the very first galaxies in the universe might have looked like. High levels of violent star formation and star death would have illuminated the gas filling the space between stars, making the galaxy largely opaque and without a clear structure.

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