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June 8, 1993 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1993-16

Hubble Reveals Young Starburst Activity in Colliding Galaxies

An American Astronomical Society Meeting Release

June 8, 1993: A NASA Hubble Telescope (HST) image of NGC 1741, a pair of colliding galaxies undergoing a burst star formation as a result of a collision.

Credit: Dr. Peter Conti (University or Colorado) /NASA & ESA; Alex Filippenko, UC Berkeley; Claus Leither, STScI; Carmelle Robert, STScI; Wal Sargent, CalTech; and William Vacca, UC Berkeley