Cataclysmic collision

Artist’s illustration of two merging neutron stars. The rippling space-time grid represents gravitational waves that travel out from the collision, while the narrow beams show the bursts of gamma rays that are shot out just seconds after the gravitational waves. Swirling clouds of material ejected from the merging stars are also depicted. The clouds glow with visible and other wavelengths of light.

Forrás:

NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet

About the Image

Id:eso1733v
Típus:Artwork
Közzététel napja:2017. október 16. 16.00
Related releases:eso1733
Size:5358 x 7500 px

About the Object

Név:Neutron star
Típus:Unspecified : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Neutron Star
Category:Illustrations

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