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"When Galaxies Collide"

A spectacular head-on collision between two fueled the unusual triangular-shaped star-birthing frenzy, as captured in this image from the .

The interacting duo is collectively called Arp 143. The pair contains the glittery, distorted, -forming spiral galaxy at right, along with its less flashy companion, at left.

Image Credit: , , , Julianne Dalcanton (Center for Computational Astrophysics / Flatiron Inst. and University of Washington); Image Processing: Joseph DePasquale (STScI)

@seth Even cooler! :blobcatgiggle:

You don't see it on your instance but this post has also formatting :blobcatgiggle:

@stux I wish I was still alive by the time we get safe space travels. It's been a dream of mine since I was a kid and watched Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

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