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Hubble Spies Big Galaxy Gobbling little one

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Hubble Spies Big Galaxy Gobbling Little One

(Reuters) - A big galaxy is gobbling a tiny one, just as astronomers have long suspected, and for the first time there is photographic evidence of this kind of galactic cannibalism, snapped by the Hubble Space Telescope. The orbiting telescope captured the image of the gorging galaxy as part of a much larger picture of a long-tailed galaxy that has become known as the Tadpole. This photo was one of the first to be released last year after a new advanced camera was installed aboard Hubble. More..

.yahoo: science-reuters

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Homer

I remember this from last year, and I'm glad they did a follow up on this.

Thanks for the article connecian original.gif

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Kaj

News to me original.gif

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