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peak star-formation epoch

(peak epoch, peak epoch of star formation, peak star-formation era, cosmic high noon, cosmic noon)
(around 10 billion years ago when star formation peaked)

The peak epoch of star formation (peak star-formation epoch, epoch of peak star formation, or just peak epoch, or cosmic high noon or cosmic noon) on the order of 10 billion years ago (lookback time) at a redshift on the order of 2, is the time when star formation across the universe was at its peak.

The peak epoch is determined by surveying the star formation rate across the sky, across redshifts, using normal star formation rate estimation methods adjusted for redshift.

(cosmology,star formation,galaxies,star formation rate)
/Lookback Years
23.43Gpc11.17Glypeak star-formation epoch

Referenced by:
accretion rate
Balmer-break galaxy (BBG)
epoch of galaxy formation
star formation rate (SFR)
star-formation rate stellar-mass ratio