This is about a quarter of the Hubble ultra deep space view (HUDF), taken during 400 orbits of the Hubble Space Telescope in later 2003 to early 2004. Except for two foreground stars, every bright object seen is a galaxy. Our Milky Way galaxy is about 100,000 light years across and is estimated to have 100 billion stars. Although it seems impossible to really comprehend such vastness, it at least clearly indicates a great stretch of both space and time.
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