Hubblecast 76: Merging galaxies and droplets of starbirth

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This Hubblecast explores the ‘beads on a string’ star formation found between two merging elliptical galaxies in the cluster known as SDSS J1531+3414.

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Credit:

  • Directed by: Georgia Bladon
  • Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
  • Written by: Nicky Guttridge and Georgia Bladon
  • Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
  • Images: NASA, ESA
  • Videos: NASA, ESA
    • Dripping water video (04:33): Dirk Essl
    • Galaxy formation animation (04:44): Klaus Dolag (MPA, Garching)
  • Music: Steve Buick
  • Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
  • Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:heic1414a
Release date:10 July 2014, 16:00
Related releases:heic1414
Related announcements:ann1409
Duration:06m 23s

About the Object

Name:[HGO2008]SDSS J1531+3414
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
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