Merging galaxies galore

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Crossfades between different merging galaxies from a collection of fifty nine new images of colliding galaxies make up the largest collection of Hubble images ever released together. As this astonishing Hubble atlas of interacting galaxies illustrates, galaxy collisions produce a remarkable variety of intricate structures.


NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University), K. Noll (STScI), and J. Westphal (Caltech)

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Release date:24 April 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0810

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Type:• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
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