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Curious Cosmic Collision

The spectacular aftermath of a 360 million year old cosmic collision is revealed in great detail in new images from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory. Among the debris is a rare and mysterious young dwarf galaxy. This …

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A Cosmic Fog from Ancient Undetected Galaxies

JVAS B1938+666 A Cosmic Fog from Ancient Undetected Galaxies Using The European Space Agency’s Herschel space telescope, astronomers in 2012 discovered that previously unseen distant galaxies are responsible for a cosmic fog of infrared radiation. The galaxies are some of …

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UGC 10214, Tadpole Galaxy

Against a stunning backdrop of thousands of galaxies, this odd-looking galaxy with the long streamer of stars appears to be racing through space, like a runaway pinwheel firework. This picture of the galaxy UGC 10214 was taken by the Advanced …

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NGC 4676, The Mice

The Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), the newest camera on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, has captured a spectacular pair of galaxies engaged in a celestial dance of cat and mouse or, in this case, mouse and mouse. Located 300 million …

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