Composite of images of NGC 4993 and kilonova

This composite shows images of the galaxy NGC 4993 and a kilonova explosion resulting from the merger of two neutron stars.

Credit:

ESO/N.R. Tanvir, A.J. Levan and the VIN-ROUGE collaboration

About the Image

Id:eso1733r
Type:Collage
Release date:16 October 2017, 16:00
Related releases:eso1733
Size:2175 x 1023 px

About the Object

Type:Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable
Category:Galaxies
Stars

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