Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies

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Duration: 38 seconds

Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys reveals the dust lanes and star clusters of NGC 1316 that give evidence of a past merger of two gas-rich galaxies. A pullout from the center of NGC 1316 reveals the fine details captured by Hubble of red star clusters within the dust lanes.

Elliptical Galaxies, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Observations


Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)

Publication: March 31, 2005

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