The farthest Galaxy found so far: 33 billion light years away

UDFj-39546284 holds the record for the most distant galaxy found so far. Its light which has reached us now has been traveling for 13.4 billion years before reaching us, which puts it at a mere 2.6% after the big bang.

Its current distance from Earth is estimated as 33 billion light years away because of the expanding universe.


  • durga ch
    durga ch
    the video shows redshift so well( i mean wavelength variation! )
  • Nayan Goenka
    Nayan Goenka
    That is some interesting information. But I would like to ask how is it that they determine the distance from the light signal they capture in the telescope? Also How did they manage to get such a clear picture of the galaxy. Its too far away it seems.

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