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News Release 569 of 1051

January 6, 2004 09:30 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-02

Too Fast, Too Furious: A Galaxy's Fatal Plunge


Video: Zoom into the Spiral Galaxy C153

Running Time: 23 seconds

A Zoom into the C153 spiral galaxy found in the galaxy cluster Abell 2125. The initial view moves from the NOAO telescope mosaic into the Hubble Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 image of C153. This Hubble image then dissolves into a colorful composite detail of X-ray, radio, UV and optical images.

Video Credit: NASA and L. Barranger (STScI)

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