Panning across PGC 6240

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This video pans across Hubble observations of PGC 6240. The shells that make up the galaxy were caused by a galactic merger some time in the recent past, an event that disrupted and shaped the material in the galaxy.

Credit:

NASA & ESA. Music: movetwo. Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt

About the Video

Id:heic1318b
Release date:10 October 2013, 14:00
Related releases:heic1318
Duration:56s

About the Object

Name:PGC 6240
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos

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