Galaxy Collision Creates “Space Triangle” in New Hubble Image – video

Galaxy Collision Creates “Space Triangle” in New Hubble Image – submitted by Kris Lee

A spectacular head-on collision between two galaxies fueled an unusual triangular-shaped star-birthing frenzy, as captured in a new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The interacting galaxy duo is collectively called Arp 143. The pair contains the glittery, distorted, star-forming spiral galaxy NGC 2445 at right, along with its less flashy companion, NGC 2444 at left.

Watch the video here.

For more information, visit https://nasa.gov/hubble.

 

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