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Image Credits

First Light CD

Front cover photo by Susan Midgley
back cover photo by David Erskine
digital compositions by T.E.
Woodcut by Edward Burne-Jones from the Kelmscott Chaucer (1896).
Parallax diagram from James Ferguson’s Astronomy Explained (London, 1764).
Rocket painting from The Man Who Upset the Universe by Isaac Asimov, Ace Book (1952).
Front cover astrophotograph of the “Tadpole” galaxy (UGC10214) by NASA, H. Ford (JHU), G. Illingworth (USCS/LO), M.Clampin (STScI), G. Hartig (STScI), the ACS Science Team, and ESA.
Back cover astrophotograph – the “Hubble Deep Field” by R. Williams and the HDF Team (ST ScI) and NASA.
Sagittarius star cloud by the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA / STScI/ NASA).
Milky Way panorama by ESO/S. Brunier