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News Release 694 of 949

October 21, 1997 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1997-34

Hubble Reveals Stellar Fireworks Accompanying Galaxy Collisions

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Image: HST/WFPC2 image of colliding galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039

HST/WFPC2 image of colliding galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

Includes an image made in red light from hydrogen gas.

Object Names: NGC 4038/4039, Antennae

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: Brad Whitmore (STScI)

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