March 7, 2014
Zooming in on ESO 137-001
This video zooms in on spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, which is undergoing ram pressure stripping. The sequence begins with a view of the night sky near the constellation of Triangulum Australe (The Southern Triangle). It then zooms through observations from the Digitized Sky Survey 2, and ends with a view of the galaxy obtained by Hubble.
Credit: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2
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