Hubblecast 13: Gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132 - A cosmic fossil

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new image of the galaxy NGC 1132 which is most likely to be a “cosmic fossil” ? the aftermath of an enormous multi-galactic pile-up, where the carnage of collision after collision has built up a brilliant but fuzzy giant elliptical galaxy far outshining typical galaxies.

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Credit:

ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen), Klaus Dolag (MPA, Garching), CXC/Penn State University/G. Garmire, et al.
Presented by: Dr Joe Liske (Dr J) 
Narration: Dr. Robert Fosbury
Design: Martin Kornmesser
Web Technical Support: Lars Holm Nielsen, Raquel Yumi Shida
Cinematographer: Peter Rixner (www.perix-media-gmbh.de)
Script: Lars Lindberg Christensen, Raquel Yumi Shida
Director: Lars Lindberg Christensen

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Id:heic0804a
Release date:5 February 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0804
Duration:05 m 54 s

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