Hubble Zooms in on Distant Elliptical Galaxy

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is likely the best of an extremely distant galaxy known as LEDA 3087775. LEDA 3087775, also known as SDSS J162702.55+432833.9 or 2MASX J16270254+4328340, is a faint and diffuse elliptical galaxy. It lies approximately 500 million light-years away in the constellation Hercules. The galaxy is a member of [...] —> Read More