Hubble's latest image of the Antennae galaxies
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A Natural Fireworks Display
News story originally written on October 24, 1997
The Hubble Space Telescope just found a pair of colliding galaxies. It looks a lot like a "firework" display. The "fireworks" are over 1,000 bright young stars that are in the colliding galaxies.
The images that Hubble has taken are really neat! Scientists have called the galaxies the Antennae galaxies because of the long lines of stars that look like an insect's antennae.
This is certainly a great discovery. It will change what we know about stars and galaxies.
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