The Hickson Compact Group 40 - Annotated

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating its 32nd birthday with a stunning look at an unusual close-knit collection of five galaxies, called the Hickson Compact Group 40. This snapshot reflects a special moment in their lifetimes as they fall together before they merge.

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NASA, ESA and STScI

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Id:heic2205b
Type:Collage
Release date:19 April 2022, 16:00
Related releases:heic2205
Size:4021 x 3773 px

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