Hubble Reveals Young Starburst Activity in Colliding Galaxies

[Right] A NASA/ESA Hubble Telescope (HST) image of NGC 1741, a pair of colliding galaxies are undergoing a burst star formation as a result of a collision.

The results from this observations are being presented to the American Astronomical Society meeting in Berkeley, California.

Credit:

Dr. Peter Conti (University or Colorado) /NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9316a
Type:Collage
Release date:8 June 1993, 06:00
Size:2649 x 1554 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS F04591-0419, NGC 1741
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:180 million light years

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Mid-UV
220 nm Hubble Space Telescope
FOC

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