India’s AstroSat telescope discovers one of the earliest galaxies to have formed

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. India’s AstroSat telescope discovers one of the earliest galaxies to have formed: Context: India’s multi-wavelength orbiting telescope, AstroSat, has detected light from a galaxy, called AUDFs01, in the extreme-ultraviolet (UV) light. The galaxy is 9.3 billion light years away from Earth.  Key points: The discovery was an international collaboration by astronomers from India, …