NASA animation shows galaxy cluster 5.7 billion light years away

4:12 PM, Aug 15, 2012   |    comments
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(NASA/CNN) - This animation from NASA shows a record breaking galaxy cluster.

Astronomers recently found it in the Phoenix cluster that is about 5.7 billion light years from Earth.

In the center is a galaxy that is producing stars at a record pace, 20 times the rate typically seen.

Scientists say the rapid growth will likely be short-lived.


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