Meet Tayna – the oldest known object in the observable universe.

Check out NASA’s stunning new photos of the galaxy formed roughly 13.8 billion years ago.

NASA has been quite busy this year; from carrying out some of the most extensive probes of our own solar system to scanning deep space for radio waves that may be communication from other worlds, the agency certainly has a lot on its plate. That doesn’t mean it has no time for history, however. According to a report from IBN Live, NASA researchers have just released new photographs of one of the oldest known objects in the universe.

Using the powerful lenses of NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer telescopes, researchers have pinpointed Tayna, an object that existed about 400 million years following the big bang, roughly 13.8 billion years ago.

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