标签: merging galaxies

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Arp 93:宇宙级的拥抱

2023年8月16日 Arp 93: A Cosmic Embrace Image Credit & Copyright: Mike Selby, Observatorio El Sauce Explanation: Locked in a cosmic embrace, two large galaxies are merging at the center of this sharp telescopic field of view. The interacting system cataloged as Arp 93 is some 200 million light-years distant toward the constellation Aquarius in planet Earth&...

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波江座的星系

2023年7月27日 Galaxies in the River Image Credit & License: CTIO/NOIRLab/DOE/NSF/AURA; R. Colombari, M. Zamani & D. de Martin (NSF’s NOIRLab) Explanation: Large galaxies grow by eating small ones. Even our own galaxy engages in a sort of galactic cannibalism, absorbing small galaxies that are too close and are captured by the Milky Way’s gravity...

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IIZw096: 合并中的星系对

2022年12月2日 Merging Galaxy Pair IIZw096 Image Credit: ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, L. Armus, A. Evans Explanation: Bright at infrared wavelengths, this merging galaxy pair is some 500 million light-years away toward the constellation Delphinus. The cosmic mashup is seen against a background of even more distant galaxies, and occasional spiky foreground stars. B...