Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 3.85-3.9 Billion Years
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 3.85-3.9 Billion Years
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During the first close approach, the sky is ablaze with new star formation, which is evident in a plethora of emission nebulae and open young star clusters.


Tags
Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Interacting Galaxies, Spiral Galaxies

Credits

Science Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, Z. Levay and R. van der Marel (STScI), T. Hallas, and A. Mellinger