Zooming in on Arp-Madore 2026-424

This video gives the viewer a closer look at the Arp-Madore 2026-424 (AM 2026-424) from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This image shows the collision of two galaxies of equal size and was taken on 19 June 2019 in visible light by the telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys. 

Residing 704 million light-years from Earth, this system is catalogued as Arp-Madore 2026-424 (AM 2026-424) in the Arp-Madore “Catalogue of Southern Peculiar Galaxies and Associations”.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and M. Durbin (University of Washington)

Music: Astral Electronic - Solar Wind

About the Video

Id:heic1919a
Release date:28 October 2019, 15:00
Related releases:heic1919
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Category:Galaxies

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