Waspie_Dwarf Posted March 24 #1 Share Posted March 24 (IP: Staff) · Hubble Snaps a Galactic Jellyfish Quote The galaxy JW100 (lower right) features prominently in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The streams of star-forming gas dripping from the disk of the galaxy like streaks of fresh paint are formed by a process called ram pressure stripping. Their resemblance to dangling tentacles led astronomers to refer to JW100 as a ‘jellyfish’ galaxy. JW100 is over 800 million light-years away, in the constellation Pegasus. Read More: NASA . Related story: 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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