The Cartwheel Galaxy
Depicts: The Cartwheel Galaxy, IRAS 00352-3359
Copyright: Curt Struck and Philip Appleton (Iowa State University), Kirk Borne (Hughes STX Corporation), and Ray Lucas (Space Telescope Science Institute), and NASA
Researchers analyzing the Hubble Space Telescope's dramatic pictures of the
Cartwheel galaxy have discovered immense comet-like clouds of gas speeding
through the heart of the galaxy at nearly 700,000 mph.
Last Update: 1 September 2019