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Very Large Telescope view of Abell 2744 - Pandora's Cluster

Very Large Telescope view of Abell 2744 - Pandora's Cluster


Date: 22 June 2011
Depicts: Abell 2744
Copyright: ESO and D. Coe (STScI)/J. Merten (Heidelberg/Bologna)

This image, made with the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT), shows a wide view of merging galaxy cluster Abell 2744, nicknamed Pandora's Cluster. This remarkable object seems to be the result of the collision of at least four separate galaxy clusters.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
3-Dec-2021 15:27 UT

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