June 25th, 2014

Galaxy Crash

Four clusters of galaxies produce spectacular collisions in this combined image from the Very Large Array in New Mexico, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and the Hubble Space Telescope. The region is more than five billion light-years away, with the x-rays shown in blue and radio emissions shown in red.

Image: Van Weeren, et al.; Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF; NASA

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