How do galaxies grow?

The inset in this image obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope shows that the brightest galaxy in group 3 has also a double nucleus. Thus, these galaxies are currently in the process of merging. This discovery provides unique and powerful validation of hierarchical formation as manifested in both galaxy and cluster assembly.

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ESO

O slici

Id:eso0824b
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:26. avgust 2008.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0824
Veličina:196 x 199 px

O objektu

Naziv:Galaxies
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Kategorija:Galaxies

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Boje i flteri

OpsegTeleskop
OptičkiHubble Space Telescope
ACS

 

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