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This video begins with an image of the whole night sky, before zooming in to the constellation of Hydra and the curious pair of galaxies catalogued as NGC 3314. These two galaxies are actually separated by around 20 million light years, even if from our vantage point they look like they are in the midst of a collision. The video ends with detailed Hubble observations of the two galaxies.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: Disasterpeace (disasterpeace.com)

About the Video

Id:heic1208a
Release date:14 June 2012, 15:00
Related releases:heic1208
Duration:01m 01s

About the Object

Name:NGC 3314
Type:• X - Quasars/AGN/Black Hole Images/Videos

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