Galaxies: Snapshots in Time

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is a time machine! Astronomers were able to obtain images of clear views of distant galaxies. A series of remarkable pictures, spanning the life history of the cosmos, provide the first clues to the life history of galaxies.


Credit: D. Macchetto, STScI, A. Dressler, Carnegie Institutions of Washington, M. Dickinson, STScI and NASA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:6 December 1994, 19:00
Size:813 x 830 px

About the Object

Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
• X - Cosmology Images/Videos
Constellation:Serpens Caput

Colours & filters

Optical Hubble Space Telescope

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