Hidden galaxy exposed by the Spitzer Space Telescope

Exposing Dusty Galactic Hideouts |  How do you hide something as big and bright as a galaxy? You smother it in cosmic dust. Researchers used data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the NOAO Deep Wide-Field Survey to uncover a hidden population of monstrously bright galaxies approximately 11 billion light-years away. Spitzer Press Release 2005-08

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (SSC)