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The Antennae galaxies (NGC4038-39) comprise the closest ongoing merger of two spiral galaxies. The background image was taken by the Hubble telescope and reveals the dust lanes and regions where super star clusters are formed. The contours show the molecular gas as traced by CO(1-0). Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA - ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: B. Whitmore ( Space Telescope Science Institute) and James Long (ESA/Hubble).

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04:48, 15 July 2011Thumbnail for version as of 04:48, 15 July 2011604 × 599 (61 KB)Despada (talk | contribs)The Antennae galaxies (NGC4038-39) is the closest ongoing merger of two spiral galaxies. This image was observed by the Hubble telescope and reveals the dust lanes and regions where super star clusters are formed. Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritag
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