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Relics X • moment of eternity
JANUARY 15, 1996: One peek into a small part of the sky, one giant leap back in time. The Hubble telescope has provided mankind's deepest, most detailed visible view of the universe.
Representing a narrow "keyhole" view stretching to the visible horizon of the universe, the Hubble Deep Field image covers a speck of the sky only about the width of a dime 75 feet away. Though the field is a very small sample of the heavens, it is considered representative of the typical distribution of galaxies in space, because the universe, statistically, looks largely the same in all directions. Gazing into this small field, Hubble uncovered a bewildering assortment of at least 1,500 galaxies at various stages of evolution...
(Read the complete article about the Hubble Deep Field here.)
Take a moment of peace and contemplation and dream about infinity and eternity while listening to the music...
Every dot, every smudge you see on this picture is a galaxy. Each contains thousands and thousands of stars, of which many have planets around them. And then, consider that this picture is only a tiny part of the sky where there seems nothing to be when you look up...
This is how Hubble makes us humans feel humble... in this view of a moment of eternity...
Watch the inspiring video “Most important image ever taken” in the favorites on my Youtube page.
Music composed and played by Jef De Corte • Aeronaut.

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