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eXtreme Deep Field (XDF)

Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

The image shows the eXtreme Deep Field, a compilation of observations made in visible and near-infrared light of a portion of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field.

Facts of interest about the image

More than 2,900 separate observations representing 50 days of observation time were combined for the image.

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Hubblesite press release: Hubble Goes to the eXtreme to Assemble Farthest Ever View of the Universe