Capturing 200,000 galaxies

Have you ever wondered what 200,000 galaxies look like? Thanks to the European Southern Observatory’s VISTA telescope, now we all know:

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  1. Speaking of galaxies.

    I was just reading a few days ago about the Vatican Observatory and a study they have been conducting on how local conditions influence the formation and evolution of different types of galaxies. It was pretty interesting, working with the University of New Mexico, or Nevada… I can’t remember, but they had a pile of incredible photographs of “baby” galaxies. I’ll try and find my way back to it.

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