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News Release 110 of 951

May 31, 2012 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-20

NASA's Hubble Shows Milky Way is Destined for Head-on Collision with Andromeda Galaxy

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Crash of the Titans: Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way Collision Image Type: Illustration Crash of the Titans: Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way CollisionPRC2012-20a Artist's Concept
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger Image Type: Illustration Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy MergerPRC2012-20b Artist's Concept
Halo of Andromeda Galaxy Used to Measure Its Drift Across Space Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Halo of Andromeda Galaxy Used to Measure Its Drift Across SpacePRC2012-20c
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: Present Day Image Type: Illustration Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: Present Day Artist's Concept
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 2 Billion Years Image Type: Illustration Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 2 Billion Years Artist's Concept
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 4 Billion Years Image Type: Illustration Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 4 Billion Years Artist's Concept
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 5.1 Billion Years Image Type: Illustration Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 5.1 Billion Years Artist's Concept
Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 7 Billion Years Image Type: Illustration Nighttime Sky View of Future Galaxy Merger: 7 Billion Years Artist's Concept
Fate of Sun After Galaxy Collision Image Type: Illustration Fate of Sun After Galaxy Collision
Compass and Scale Image of Andromeda Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Compass and Scale Image of Andromeda