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October 27, 2011 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-30

Astronomers Pin Down Galaxy Collision Rate

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Image: Merging Galaxies -- 5.3 Billion Light-Years from Earth

Merging Galaxies -- 5.3 Billion Light-Years from Earth

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Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Lotz (STScI)

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