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Enhanced Hubble pics give deeper look into space

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It's the universe like you've never seen it before. It's the universe like you've never seen it before.

It's the universe like you've never seen it before.

NASA combined ten years of Hubble space telescope pictures to create a new, improved portrait of mankind's deepest-ever view of the universe.

The extreme deep field, or XDF, is a combination of photos taken of a patch of sky at the center of the original Hubble ultra deep field. The XDF contains around 5,500 galaxies, the faintest of which are one ten-billionth the brightness of what the human eye can see.

It's even more sensitive than the Hubble ultra deep field. You can even see an image of a small area of space in the constellation Fornax created using Hubble space telescope data from 2003 and 2004.

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