Postcard15: The Antennae galaxies

This Hubble image of the Antennae galaxies is the sharpest yet of this merging pair of galaxies. As the two galaxies smash together, billions of stars are born, mostly in groups and clusters of stars. The brightest and most compact of these are called super star clusters. Read more about this image here.



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Release date:22 March 2011, 10:21
Dimensions:12 cm (W) x 17 cm (H)


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