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April 24, 2008 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-16

Cosmic Collisions Galore!


Video: Hubble Gives Glimpse of Milky Way's Future

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With the release of dozens of images showing how galaxies collide with each other, astronomers are piecing together details of how mega-galaxies form. Our nearest galaxy neighbor, Andromeda, will be colliding with our own Milky Way in about 5 billion years.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Estacion (STScI)

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