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  A galactic mega-merger

A galactic mega-merger
Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt

Uploader comment: The subject of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is known as NGC 3597. It is the product of a collision between two good-sized galaxies, and is slowly evolving to become a giant elliptical galaxy.

   

 
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