'A Cosmic Titan' unveiled by Chile Scientists!

'A Cosmic Titan' unveiled by Chile Scientists!

Astronomers have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever registered in the early days of the universe, a “proto-super cluster” they nicknamed Hyperion after a titan from Greek mythology. Hyperion has a mass 1 million billion times greater than the sun and it is viewed from earth as it looked billions of years ago. It is like, 5,000 galaxies of the Milky Way. Hyperion is detected by the ESO operated Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile. Its distance from earth are viewed it as it was created just over 2 billion years after the Big Bang, which gave rise to the universe about 13.8 billion years ago. These galaxies are almost at the beginning of the universe, and allow us to understand better how the universe evolved from the Big Bang until the present day. The Milky Way galaxy, which hosts our Solar System, is about 13.6 billion years old. It was detected using the Visible Multi-Object Spectrograph. The discovery was made by a team led by Olga Cucciati of the National Institute of Astrophysics in Bologna, Italy. In the Chilean desert 760 miles north of the capital Santiago the telescope sits. The galaxies become denser as gravity had acted on them over billions of years. “Superclusters closer to Earth tend to appear as much more concentrated distribution of mass with clear structural features. The mass in Hyperion is distributed much more uniformly in a series of connected blobs, populated by loose associations of galaxies.

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