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Magnification Power of the Giant Custer of Galaxies Abell 1689 Used to Find 58 Remote Galaxies

Caption: Astronomers used Hubble and the magnification power of the giant cluster of galaxies Abell 1689 to find 58 remote galaxies. They are the smallest, faintest, and most numerous galaxies ever seen in the remote universe.

Credit: NASA/ESA/B.Siana, A.Alavi, UC Riverside

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