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Wide field image of the region around two merging galaxies in SDSS J1531+3414 (ground based telescope)

Wide field image of the region around two merging galaxies in SDSS J1531+3414 (ground based telescope)


Date: 10 July 2014
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: [HGO2008] SDSS J1531+3414
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This digitized sky survey image shows the region around the galaxy cluster SDSS J1531+3414. In this cluster two galaxies have been found to be merging into one and a "chain" of young stellar superclusters are seen winding around the galaxies' nuclei.

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Image credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey (DSS).
Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
10-Aug-2022 02:16 UT

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