The age of the galaxy, called GLASS-z13, is an incredible 13.5 billion years, so it's almost as old as the universe itself, created by the Big Bang about 13.8 billion years ago.
It appears that the light of the stars of GLASS-z13 is the most distant light that mankind has seen, and in a photograph the ancient galaxy looks like a large red entity with a white spot in the central part.
GLASS-z13 existed almost 98% of the time that came in itself after the Big Bang and the formation of the existing universe, and was discovered by astronomer Rohan Naida, who works at the Harvard Astrophysics Center.
In addition, another ancient galaxy was discovered: the GLASS-z11. It is 13.4 billion years old. Both the GLASS-z11 and the GLASS-z13 are about 500 parsecs away from the Earth. How far is this? Very.
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