The telescope's discovery happened quite by accident. This case clearly shows how little we know about the world in which we live.
Hubble has found a new galaxy located 30 million light years from our planet. Remarkably, it happened quite by accident while observing the globular cluster NGC 6752. The new galaxy is called Bedin 1.
According to rough estimates scientists believe the age of the detected object is 13 billion years, which is slightly younger than the universe. Bendin 1 is ten times smaller than our galaxy and about a thousand times dimmer. Among other characteristics of this system are: low metal content, low amount of galactic dust, and the absence of star formation processes.
Bendin 1 is a dwarf galaxy. Such objects are usually located next to large systems. However, in this case it is an exception. The discovery of Bendin 1 has caused a great commotion in the scientific community, since it was discovered by an outdated telescope.
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