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ESA/Hubble heic1311: Hubble spots galaxies in close encounter. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this vivid image of a pair of interacting galaxies known as Arp 142. When two galaxies stray too close to each other they begin to interact, causing spectacular changes in both objects. In ...

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ESA/Hubble News
20 June 2013

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this vivid image of a pair of interacting galaxies known as Arp 142. When two galaxies stray too close to each other they begin to interact, causing spectacular changes in both objects. In some cases the two can merge — but in others, they are ripped apart.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1311/

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20 June 2013




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