Artist's impression of ram pressure stripping

This artist's illustration shows a spiral galaxy falling into a galaxy cluster. The galaxy is undergoing a process known as ram pressure stripping, where streaks of bright gas are being dragged out into space by the diffuse hot gas that it is moving through..

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and M. Kornmesser
Acknowledgements: Ming Sun (UAH) and Serge Meunier

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Id:eso1725c
Publicatiedatum:16 augustus 2017 19:00
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Naam:ESO 137-001, Norma Cluster
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Categorie:Galaxies

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