Collision Between Galaxies (Artist's Impression)

The new results obtained with GIRAFFE on the VLT seem to show that collisions and merging are important in the formation and evolution of galaxies. Here, such a collision is shown in this artist's impression.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0610a
Type:Artwork
Release date:15 March 2006
Related releases:eso0610
Size:1966 x 1758 px

About the Object

Name:Galaxies
Type:• Unspecified : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Illustrations

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