Hubble and Chandra composite of ESO 137-001

This image combines NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observations with data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. As well as the electric blue ram pressure stripping streaks seen emanating from ESO 137-001, a giant gas stream can be seen extending towards the bottom of the frame, only visible in the X-ray part of the spectrum.

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About the Image

Id:heic1404b
Type:Observation
Release date:4 March 2014, 16:00
Related releases:heic1404
Size:4910 x 4887 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 137-001
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:220 million light years


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