Animation of a starburst galaxy (artist’s impression)

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This animation shows a galaxy undergoing a starburst. The galaxy has messy regions strung throughout its arms that are intensely bright and forming new stars. The winds produced by these star-forming processes can have an incredibly far-reaching effect on their host galaxy.

Credit:

ESA, NASA & L. Calçada

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Id:heic1308b
Release date:25 April 2013, 15:00
Related releases:heic1308

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