The Hubble telescope has discovered the smallest galaxy already known: photo & video

Телескоп Hubble открыл самую маленькую галактику из уже известных: фото и видео

The orbiting Hubble telescope, accidentally discovered the smallest of all known galaxies. “Baby” was named Bedin 1 and may is a distant companion of the spiral galaxy NGC 6744.

Astronomers have discovered a new galaxy, as observed globular cluster NGC 6752, which is located at a distance of 13 000 light years from Earth. According to scientists, dwarf galaxy formed only 700 million years after the Big Bang.

This galaxy is more reminiscent of a globular cluster of stars than a full “star metropolis”. Apparently, it was formed in the course of a very short and powerful flashes. Since there are no new stars,
– the researchers noted.

Телескоп Hubble открыл самую маленькую галактику из уже известных: фото и видео

Bedin 1 thousands of times fainter than the milky Way

By the way, the galaxy, Bedin 1 dimmer milky Way is about a thousand times. Astronomers do not exclude that it is a remote satellite of the spiral galaxy NGC 6744.

The journey to the galaxy, Bedin 1 – watch the video

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