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Hubble took a picture of galaxy NGC 922 in the form of ring- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 December 2012 09:19

On the website of Hubble appeared a pictures of unusual ring galaxy NGC 922, which suggests, that in the distant past the galaxy NGC 922 was the victim of an unusual space duels, it was a shot through by the dwarf galaxy 2MASXI J0224301-244443. Galaxy NGC 922 is located at a distance of 145 million light years from Earth. Telescope Hubble together with X-ray Observatory Chandra, infrared telescope Spitzer and gamma-ray telescope Compton is one of NASA's Great Observatories. With the wide-angle cameras WFC2 and WFC3, which are installed on board of the space telescope Hubble and X-ray telescope Chandra, the scientists found in the galaxy NGC 922 the characteristic ring of young and bright stars, which is considered the main feature of the ring-shaped galaxies, as well as the second member of the ancient space duels , which occurred about 330 million years ago - a dwarf galaxy 2MASXI J0224301-244443, THE VIDEO:

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