Galactic Collision Simulation

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Duration: 50 seconds

Animation depicts the wrenching processes unleashed when two galaxies collide. This animation is a rendering of a data simulation that astronomers use to study interacting and colliding galaxies.


Tags
Galaxies, Galaxy Clusters, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative, Interacting Galaxies

Credits

Simulation Credit: Chris Mihos (Case Western) and Lars Hernquist (Harvard)

Visualization Credit: Frank Summers (STScI)

Publication: July 19, 2001


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