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Phoenix Cluster: One of the largest objects in the universe found

Aug 16, 2012

Phoenix Cluster: One of the largest objects in the universe
Artist's conception of Phoenix Cluster

Astronomers have found one of the largest objects in the universe, a galaxy cluster where stars are forming more rapidly than anywhere else yet observed. It is called the Phoenix cluster , 5.7 billion light years away in the southern sky.