We all look forward to the start of data collection in the summer of 2022 that will lead to discoveries by the telescope. . But meanwhile the continue to push the limits of the instruments at their disposal to reach even further into the past of the observable cosmos, in search of the first galaxies and the first Où se trouvent les trous noirs supermassifs ?
Ils sont tapis au cœur de la majorité des grandes…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/f/9/5/f959b423ee_50149009_trou-noir-m87-2-event-horizon-telescope-collaboration.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/astronomie-trou-noir-supermassif-12722/” data-more=”Lire la suite”>. We can convince ourselves of this with two publications today, one in and the other in .
Astrophysicists report the discovery of a Voici une liste d’objets célestes pouvant être dénommé astre (non…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/6/c/c/6cc6562b02_127395_astre-c-esa-hubble-nasa.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/etoile-astre-851/” data-more=”Lire la suite”> called HD1, which is the farthest ever discovered to date, as it has a log value z, the quantity introduced by cosmologists to speak of a spectral redshift with the Hubble-Lemaître law linking this shift to a distance. It is also the oldest object detected since according to the from Elle apporte cependant de plus une nouvelle conception de l’espace et du temps, dans laquelle la gravitation devient une propriété géométrique de…” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/physique-relativite-generale-3572/” data-more=”Lire la suite”> and the strongly supported by, among other things, data from the on (and despite the tension between these data and those of the Extrait du…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/a/9/4/a940132305_50034136_supernova1987a.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/univers-supernova-60/” data-more=”Lire la suite”> for the estimation of the observable), HD1 would be seen as it was about 13.5 billion years ago, that is, only about 300 million years after the .
As explained in a press release from Astrophysics Center | Harvard and Smithsonians in the United States, HD1 was discovered after more than 1,200 hours of observation with the Japanese Subaru Telescope on the ground in Hawaii and the telescope (English acronym Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy) of the’and in space the deceased .
« It was very difficult to find HD1 among more than 700,000 objects », explains in this press release Yuichi Harikane, at the University of Tokyo who discovered the galaxy. The researcher adds: The Quelquefois, la couleur…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/7/9/5/7951943cc1_85596_couleur.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/physique-couleur-4126/” data-more=”Lire la suite”> HD1’s red color matched surprisingly well the expected features of a galaxy of 13.5 billionwhich gave me a little goosebumps when I found it. The astrophysicists then made observations using theAtacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (Alma) to confirm the distance of HD1, which is about 100 million light years farther than .
Two things about HD1 remain to be established more firmly. First of all, its distance, and it is planned to do so by observing it with the James-Webb. But also its exact nature because astrophysicists still do not know very well if they are observing an ordinary galaxy or a with a supermassive black hole that would already contain about 100 million solar cells, which would be spectacular for a galaxy observed so soon after the Big Bang. The supermassive black hole of our Depuis la Terre, on ne peut observer qu’une coupe transversale…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/7/7/7/777b761907_120668_voie-lactee-galaxie.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/univers-voie-lactee-3729/” data-more=”Lire la suite”> currently only contains 4 million, but it is true that in the case of that’s just over 6 billion solar masses.
Or population III stars?
In fact, to speak of an ordinary galaxy is not correct, and astrophysicists are even considering one more than the observation of the most distant quasar discovered to date. In fact, HD1 is very bright in the field ofthe researchers had first hypothesized that they were observing a galaxy with an outbreak of (star galaxy in English) like the ones we already know. But the estimate of the rate of star formation needed to explain the from HD1 implies that the galaxy would form more than 100 new stars each year, which is 10 times more than what is theoretically expected from starburst galaxies based on those observed.
However, as explained by the astrophysicist parked in Astrophysics Center | Harvard and Smithsonianslead author of the study published in Mnras and co-author of the article in ApJ: “ The first population of stars to form in the universe was more massive, brighter, and hotter than modern stars. If we assume that the stars produced in HD1 are these first stars, let’s say from , then its properties could be more easily explained. In fact, the stars of they are capable of producing more ultraviolet light than normal stars, which could explain HD1’s extreme ultraviolet luminosity. »
This is one more reason to look forward to the James-Webb observations.
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Record: a galaxy 380 million years after the Big Bang?
A group of astronomers has discovered 7 of the most distant galaxies known, observed during a period that extends between 350 and 600 million years after the Big Bang. One of them might even have a record. Hubble shows it maybe when the cosmos was only 380 million years old.
Astronomers have been studying the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF). From 2003 to 2004, Hubble’s instruments observed for several hours, spread over a of 11 days in total, a small region of the celestial vault located in the constellation of the Furnace. The astrophysicists had thus obtained an image in the visible in which there was as much closest and oldest known at the time. In 2009, the arrival of the (WFC3) aboard Hubble had allowed observations to be made in the infrared, revealing galaxies that are even older and more difficult to observe due to their low luminosity and higher redshift.
the balance ofHubble Ultra Deep Field 2012 has arrived
The harvest turned out to be good as the researchers obtained more precise measurements and more Cristaux et solides amorphes
À l’échelle…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/e/6/8/e6888a7dfb_82227_solide.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/chimie-solide-15332/” data-more=”Lire la suite”> relative to galaxies observed when the age of the observable universe was no more than 600 million years. With the observable cosmos estimated to be 13.7 billion years old, new Hubble images reveal 7 galaxies as our space and the Matière organique, matière azotée, etc.
Il existe différentes familles comme :
la matière organique, qui constitue les êtres vivants (animaux ou végétaux) ou…” data-image=”https://cdn.futura-sciences.com/buildsv6/images/midioriginal/e/7/0/e70ccaaf4a_91935_matiere.jpg” data-url=”https://news.google.com/sciences/definitions/matiere-matiere-15841/” data-more=”Lire la suite”>contains were only 4% of their current age, in the words of the researchers.
Observations still consistent with the Big Bang
These 7 galaxies would have ages between 350 and 600 million years after the birth of the observable universe, so at the time when the first stars and galaxies reionized the universe, according to information recently deduced from the . One of these galaxies is particularly interesting and is not unknown. Is about .
Almost two years ago it was already the farthest known galaxy, but the estimation of its age, and therefore its distance, was still uncertain. Another galaxy had been proposed for the title of oldest and most distant observed: .
UDFj-39546284 could be observed when only 380 million years have passed since the fossil radiation. If that’s the case, it’s further than we first thought, and even holds the distance record. Technically, its redshift, z, was initially thought to be around 10, when it appears to be 11.9.
The 2012 observation campaign of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field he has not only pushed the limits of the observable universe in the infrared even further with Hubble. The images and measurements obtained also show a very young cosmos in formation, as it had not been for billions of years, and in total agreement with the theory of . They give us an idea of what the telescope should reveal to us in a few years, in much more detail.