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May 4, 2020

MAMBO-9 galaxy as seen in visible light

Artist impression of what the MAMBO-9 galaxy would look like in visible light. The galaxy is very dusty and has yet to build most of its stars.

[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant AST 1647375.]

Learn more in the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array news story ALMA spots most distant dusty galaxy hidden in plain sight. (Date image taken: Dec. 11, 2019; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: May 4, 2020)

Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF, B. Saxton

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