Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 4 weeks ago

Is milky way the oldest galaxy in the universe?

Age of milky way is said to be 13.51 billion years old. That seems like a very old age and is there anything older than that?

4 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes the Time dimension that mankind use to measure its length  then would be older.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Based on what we are currently able to determine, 

    the Milky Way Galaxy is not as old as some of the 

    more distant and 'mature' (very expanded) galaxies 

    that we can now see, which may no longer even exist. 

    From Galaxy GN-z11 *we* might look like an infant galaxy, but in 

    about 15 Billion years, to them, we will look as we do right now. 

    Our galaxy is not the oldest in the universe, at all.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    No, it's just the one WE happen to be in

  • 4 weeks ago

    GN-z11 is currently the oldest and most distant known galaxy in the observable universe. GN-z11 has a spectroscopic redshift of z = 11.09, which corresponds to a proper distance of approximately 32 billion light-years. This makes it at least 32 billion years old.

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