Saturday, January 17, 2009

2 colliding galaxies located 140 million light years from Our Planet, Earth.

The ice-blue eyes are the galaxies' cores, & the mask is their spiral arms.The galaxies, called NGC2207 & IC2163,began their gravitational tango around 40 million years ago & will eventually meld into One.

Photograph courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI/Vassar

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