IOK-1, also known as Iye Ota Kashikawa 1 or Iye Ota Kashikawa Galaxy, is Lyman-Alpha Emitter(LAE) Galaxy located inside the Coma Berenices Constellation(Berenice's Hair Constellation). IOK-1 is located 12.88 Billion Light Years from Earth.
Profile of Iye Ota Kashikawa Galaxy
IOK-1 was discovered in April 2006 by Japanese Astronomer Masanori Iye at National Astronomical Observatory in Japan using The Subaru Telescope in Hawaii. When IOK-1 was discovered, it was The Most distant and The Oldest Galaxy ever discovered. In Today's World, those two titles belong to GN-z11. When viewed, IOK-1 was being viewed as it was 12.88 Billion Years Ago, close to the time of The Big Bang, relatively speaking. It's birth in fact was 750 Million Years after The Big Bang occurred, Earth itself is older than that time-lapse, Earth being 4.543 Billion Years old.
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