Antennae Galaxies

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    Colliding galaxies make love, not war

    This Hubble image of the Antennae galaxies is the sharpest yet of this merging pair of galaxies. As the two galaxies smash together, billions of stars are born, mostly in groups and clusters of stars. The brightest and most compact of these are called super star clusters.

    Credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration.

    Oui Jolie, Travis Elliott, wottf™, and 24 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. 1888junkteam? 67 months ago | reply

      excellent image!

    2. Astromic 49 months ago | reply

      nice picture, please check my article with image gallery and simulation about colliding galaxies:
      astromic.blogspot.com/2010/09/what-happens-when-galaxies-...

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