3D visualisation of ESO 137-001 (artist’s impression)

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This artist's illustration shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 in 3D. The galaxy is undergoing a process known as ram pressure stripping, where streaks of bright gas are being dragged out into space by the cluster it is moving through.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and M. Kornmesser
Acknowledgements: Ming Sun (UAH) and Serge Meunier

About the Video

Id:heic1404d
Release date:4 March 2014, 16:00
Related releases:heic1404
Related announcements:ann1404
Duration:23s

About the Object

Name:ESO 137-001, Norma cluster
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos

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