Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 2 Billion Years

The disk of the approaching Andromeda galaxy is noticeably larger.

Credit:

NASAESA, Z. Levay and R. van der Marel (STScI), T. Hallas, and A. Mellinger

About the Image

Id:opo1220d
Type:Artwork
Release date:6 May 2014, 15:47
Size:3600 x 2025 px

About the Object

Name:Andromeda Galaxy, Galaxy Collisions, M 31, Messier 31, Milky Way
Type:• Milky Way
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos


Image Formats

Large JPEG
4.9 MB
Screensize JPEG
374.6 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
566.4 KB
1280x1024
972.4 KB
1600x1200
1.4 MB
1920x1200
1.6 MB
2048x1536
2.3 MB

Also see our