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News Release 209 of 1051

June 14, 2012 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-29

Chance Alignment Between Galaxies Mimics a Cosmic Collision


Image: Compass and Scale Image of NGC 3314

Compass and Scale Image of NGC 3314

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Object Names: NGC 3314, NGC 3314A, NGC 3314B

Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI)

Science Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and W. Keel (University of Alabama)


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