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Most distant galaxy ever seen - 13.4 billion light years away

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By Euronews  with Reuters
Most distant galaxy ever seen - 13.4 billion light years away

<p>Scientists at the space agency <span class="caps">NASA</span> say the Hubble telescope has detected a galaxy 13.4 billion light years away. </p> <p>It’s the most distant galaxy ever seen through the instrument. </p> <p>The infant galaxy called GN-Z11 is significant because it gives scientists insight into what the early universe might have looked like. </p> <p>On Thursday <span class="caps">NASA</span> released the first picture of the galaxy. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Joining the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GIFparty?src=hash">#GIFparty</a>! <a href="https://twitter.com/NASA_Hubble"><code>NASA_Hubble</a> views farthest galaxy we&#39;ve ever seen! <a href="https://t.co/9uZZodmhF7">https://t.co/9uZZodmhF7</a> <a href="https://t.co/M8FTAuChY8">pic.twitter.com/M8FTAuChY8</a></p>&mdash; NASA Goddard Images (</code>NASAGoddardPix) <a href="https://twitter.com/NASAGoddardPix/status/705491322854055936">March 3, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>