• WorldProtocluster of extinct galaxies discovered

    Protocluster of extinct galaxies discovered

    (ORDO NEWS) — An international team of astronomers led by scientists from the University of Tokyo announced the discovery of a new protocluster QO-1000, which contains at least 14 massive extinct galaxies. The protocluster QO-1000 has a redshift of z = 2.77, which corresponds to an intrinsic distance of 20.2 billion light-years (taking into account the expansion of the Universe since the emission of light reaching the Earth). The density…