Big new on the new galaxy front.
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..."the faintest galaxies are now showing signs of linkage to their origins from the first stars. They are so blue that they must be extremely deficient in heavy elements, thus representing a population that has nearly primordial characteristics."...
Does anyone know how the Jack Webb Telescope will differ from the Hubble wrt its mission and power?
2. 6.5 meters
3. Named after a former NASA administrator
Press release http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/10_releases/press_020310.html
The green pea galaxies were new to me. Also the Galazy Zoo venture. Did you follow through to the Galaxy Zoo and Galaxy Zoo 2 websites?
Here is a post from BA with a picture from Hubble on old galaxies rejuvenating through a collision. A lot going on in the photo.
Hubble sees ancient galaxies rejuvenating
BTW, I was able to see the Vesta asteroid last night though my telescope, in Leo. Will look again tonight. It has been about 3 weeks of poor visibility.