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  • Black hole
  • Southern Pinwheel Galaxy (M83) visible light
  • Southern Pinwheel Galaxy M83 Centre
  • NGC 1300
  • The Andromeda Galaxy
  • M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy
  • M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy 2
  • Arp 273
  • NGC 6744 - A Milky Way Twin
  • Edge-On Galaxy NGC 5866
  • Arp 188 - The Tadpole Galaxy
  • The HCG 59 Group of Galaxies
  • Stephan's Quintet
  • Sizes of Galaxies
  • Sizes of Galaxies II
  • Sizes of Galaxies III
  • Supernova 1994D in NGC 4526
  • Our Local Group
  • Milky Way-Andromeda collision as seen from Earth
  • Milky Way - Andromeda Collision
  • NGC 2683 - The UFO Galaxy
  • Antennae Galaxies colliding
  • Centaurus A
  • The Centre of Centaurus A
  • Virgo Cluster

This is another beautiful example of a smaller group of galaxies: HCG 92. The famous Stephan's Quintet consists of five galaxies of which four form a dense group. The galaxy to the bottom left is a foreground galaxy not connected with the others. The four galaxies are in an early phase of colliding with each other; tidal tails and heavy star formation are the first signs of the upcoming collision. It is most likely that in the next hundreds of millions of years all four galaxies will merge together to form a huge elliptical galaxy.

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Stephan's Quintet
Published by Published or last modified on 2019-11-09
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