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A tale of galactic collisions by europeanspaceagency on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
When we look into the distant cosmos, the great majority of the objects we see are galaxies: immense gatherings of stars, planets, gas, dust, and dark matter, showing up in all kind of shapes. This Hubble picture registers several, but the galaxy catalogued as 2MASX J05210136-2521450 stands out at a glance due to its interesting shape. This object is an ultraluminous infrared galaxy which emits a tremendous amount of light at infrared wavelengths. Scientists connect this to intense star formation activity, triggered by a collision between two interacting galaxies. The merging process has left its signs: 2MASX J05210136-2521450 presents a single, bright nucleus and a spectacular outer structure that consists of a one-sided extension of the inner arms, with a tidal tail heading in the opposite direction, formed from material ripped out from the merging galaxies by gravitational forces. The image is a combination of exposures taken by Hubbleâs Advanced Camera for Surveys, using near-infrared and visible light.

The image is a combination of exposures taken by Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys, using near-infrared and visible light. A version of this image was submitted to the Hubble’s Hidden Treasures image processing competition by contestant Luca Limatola.

Credits: ESA/Hubble & NASA Acknowledgement: Luca Limatola

A tale of galactic collisions

When we look into the distant cosmos, the great majority of the objects we see are galaxies: immense gatherings of stars, planets, gas, dust, and dark matter, showing up in all kind of shapes. This Hubble picture registers several, but the galaxy catalogued as 2MASX J05210136-2521450 stands out at a glance due to its interesting shape.

This object is an ultraluminous infrared galaxy which emits a tremendous amount of light at infrared wavelengths. Scientists connect this to intense star formation activity, triggered by a collision between two interacting galaxies.

The merging process has left its signs: 2MASX J05210136-2521450 presents a single, bright nucleus and a spectacular outer structure that consists of a one-sided extension of the inner arms, with a tidal tail heading in the opposite direction, formed from material ripped out from the merging galaxies by gravitational forces.

The image is a combination of exposures taken by Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys, using near-infrared and visible light. A version of this image was submitted to the Hubble’s Hidden Treasures image processing competition by contestant Luca Limatola.

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

$82,900 :: 21450 Remick, Clinton Township MI, 48036

$82,900 :: 21450 Remick, Clinton Township MI, 48036

3 beds, 1 full bath
Home size: 1,000 sq ft
Lot Size: 14,374 sq ft
Added: 03/20/15, Last Updated: 03/20/15
Property Type: 1 Story, Residential
MLS Number: 31233951
Community: Clinton Twp (50011)
Tract: Ingleside Farms # 05
Status: Active

Remodeled throughout except bath, newer carpet, FL room driveway 3yo, Newer light fixtures, ceililng fans in 2 bdrms, lam flr in 3rd bdrm, updated water heater, newer…

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$82,900 :: 21450 Remick, Clinton Township MI, 48036

$82,900 :: 21450 Remick, Clinton Township MI, 48036

3 beds, 1 full bath
Home size: 1,000 sq ft
Lot Size: 14,374 sq ft
Added: 03/20/15, Last Updated: 03/20/15
Property Type: 1 Story, Residential
MLS Number: 31233951
Community: Clinton Twp (50011)
Tract: Ingleside Farms # 05
Status: Active

Remodeled throughout except bath, newer carpet, FL room driveway 3yo, Newer light fixtures, ceililng fans in 2 bdrms, lam flr in 3rd bdrm, updated water heater, newer…

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