Image credit: Hubble/ESA

And You Thought Your Commute was Bad

Even if you don’t know or care to know anything about outer space, you can still appreciate the zoom effect on this video:

The tiny little red blob of a galaxy is known as MACS0647-JD, and is 13.3 BILLION light years away.  Because we are actually seeing it as it looked 13.3 billion years ago, it has most definitely evolved, expanded, and possibly even died out and its stars faded into nothingness…even though we will never actually see that full evolution.

For now, relish the fact that we have a lovely space telescope/time machine that gives us the ability to peer so far back into the history of our Universe.

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