Zoom into ESO 137-001

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Duration: 50 seconds

This video zooms in on spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, which is undergoing ram pressure stripping. The sequence begins with a view of the night sky near the constellation of Triangulum Australe (the Southern Triangle). It then zooms through observations from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and ends with a view of the galaxy obtained by Hubble.

Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative, Observations, Spiral Galaxies


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

Acknowledgment: M. Sun (University of Alabama, Huntsville), and the Digitized Sky Survey 2

Publication: March 4, 2014

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