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Most distant cluster of galaxies from Earth Discovered

A team of Japanese and German researchers says it has discovered the most distant cluster of galaxies from Earth, 9.6 billion light-years away. Masayuki Tanaka, a special researcher at the University of Tokyo, said Monday his team discovered the galaxy cluster after analyzing X-ray data from the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton observatory and near-infrared ray data from the Subaru telescope in Hawaii.

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