Friday, August 06, 2010

A Galactic Spectacle

A Galactic Spectacle

Washington DC (SPX) Aug 06, 2010 - A beautiful new image (pictured here)of two colliding galaxies has been released by NASA's Great Observatories. The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light years from Earth, are shown in this composite image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue), the Hubble Space Telescope (gold), and the Spitzer Space Telescope (red). The collision, which began more than 100 million years ago and is still ...

Article continued at: Space Daily

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