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An artist's rendition of the newly discovered most distant galaxy z8-GND-5296.

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An artist’s rendition of the newly discovered most distant galaxy z8-GND-5296. (The galaxy looks red in the actual Hubble Space Telescope image because the collective blue light from stars get shifted toward redder colors due to the expansion of the universe and its large distance from Earth.)
Image credit: V. Tilvi, S.L. Finkelstein, C. Papovich, and the Hubble Heritage Team.