Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  Raymo , Chet (OCTOBER 28, 2011), Going deep, Science Musings Blog, Retrieved on 2012-01-06
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    06 JAN 2012

     Hubble Ultra Deep Field (UDF) photograph

    Here we go again, one of the epic documents of our time, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (UDF) photograph, the deepest look into space ever. A random part of the sky, so small it could be covered by a pinhead held at arm's length. A part of the sky -- as NASA says -- that you'd see looking through an eight-foot-long soda straw. A photo exposed over 400 orbits of the Hubble, a total exposure of 11.3 days. The telescope pointing precisely to the same point in space even as it whizzes around the Ear...
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    It would take 12.7 million such photos to cover our night sky, and there are 10,000 galaxies in this image.

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