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NASA SNAPS STUNNING GALAXY MERGER IMAGES

Published By Livemint | 29 Nov, 2022

NASA released an image showcasing a pair of merging galaxies captured by Hubble Telescope 

The galaxy merger, Arp-Madore 417-391, is 671 million light years away in the constellation Eridanus

Picture shows two galaxies being distorted by gravity and coiled into an enormous ring with their cores side-by-side

The Hubble Space Telescope used its Advanced Camera for Surveys to snap this scene

Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys has been contributing to scientific discovery for 20 years now