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Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Leo
Right ascension 11h 49m 33.6s
Declination +22° 24′ 46″
Redshift 9.6
Distance 13.2 billion light-years
(light travel distance)
Group or cluster MACS J1149+2223
Apparent magnitude (V) 26.8
Other designations
PCB2012 3020
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

MACS1149-JD (also known as PCB2012 3020) is a one the farthest known galaxies from Earth and is at redshift of about z=9.6[1] or 13.2 billion light-years away. It is 1 percent of the Milky Way's mass.

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  1. ^ W. Zheng et al., A highly magnified candidate for a young galaxy seen when the Universe was 500 Myrs old,