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Close-Up of Star Formation in Antennae Galaxy

Close-Up of Star Formation in Antennae Galaxy


Depicts: NGC 4038, IRAS 11593-1835, NGC 4039
Copyright: Brad Whitmore (STScI), and NASA

These four close-up views are taken from a head-on collision between two spiral galaxies, called the Antennae galaxies, seen at image center. The scale bar at the top of each image is 1,500 light-years across.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
3-Dec-2021 19:29 UT

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