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Colliding Spiral Galaxies

2003

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

An image taken by the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), the newest camera on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, of two colliding spiral galaxies in the constellation Coma Berenices nicknamed "The Mice," otherwise known as NGC 4676 the pair will eventually merge into a single giant galaxy.

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  • Title: Colliding Spiral Galaxies
  • Date: 2003
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Astronomy, Nebulae, Stars, Spiral, 2000s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_13018068
  • Credits: LIFE
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