NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Uncovers a Starburst Galaxy
February 5, 2005
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has revealed a new class of object in the universe -- a grouping of gigantic star clusters produced by the collision of galaxies. Images of the core of the peculiar galaxy Arp 220 show that stars are produced at a furious rate from the dust and gas supplied by the interaction of two galaxies.
Topics: Technology Internet, Starburst galaxies, Interacting galaxies, Spiral galaxies, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lenticular galaxies, Centaurus A, Arp 220, Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope