I had a look on Widdlypaedia since it is science and more likely to be reasonably non-political,
Other than this bit;
" Lyman-alpha astronomy must therefore ordinarily be carried out by satellite-borne instruments, except for extremely distant sources whose red-shifts allow the hydrogen line to penetrate the atmosphere."
which confirms the article's premise that the Galaxy is far far away, the Wicki page gave me a headache.
I thought 13.2 billion years ago was about 5 minutes after the Big Bang? Too soon for a galaxy to form?