Depicts: IRAS04505-2958 Copyright: John Bahcall (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) Mike Disney (University of Wales) and NASA Show in archive: true
The photo reveals evidence of a catastrophic collision between two
galaxies traveling at about 1 million mph.
The debris from this collision may
be fueling quasar IRAS04505-2958, which is 3 billion light-years from Earth.