Formation of Extragalactic Streamers of Ionized Gas

Formation of Extragalactic Streamers of Ionized Gas

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This diagram illustrates how mysterious glowing streamers of gas are formed and then illuminated around colliding galaxies.


Tags
Active Galaxies/Quasars, Emission Nebulae, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Nebulae

Credits

NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)