View Full Version : ESO Images Cosmic Collision

2005-Sep-13, 02:10 AM
SUMMARY: The newest photo released by the European Southern Observatory shows an enormous collision on a galactic scale. Two galaxies, NGC 6769 on the right, and NGC 6770 on the left are locked in orbit around each other, and exchanging stars and dust. Although this is destructive to both galaxies, the bluish tint to the spiral arms indicates massive amounts of star formation in fertile galactic nurseries.

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