The Hubble Space Telescope will celebrate the mission’s 32nd anniversary this year. The device constantly provides us with an amazing picture from space. This time we have the opportunity to see far A pair of galaxies classified as Arp 282. It is located 230 million light-years away from us.
Arp pair 282 consists of two galaxies. The largest is a spiral (like the Milky Way) with a rod called NGC 169, with a diameter of about 140,000 light-years. The other is an object with a polar ring called IC 1559. In this case, the diameter was estimated to be about 40,000 light years.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured galaxies very close to each other. To the extent that There is already an exchange of things between them. NGC 169 and IC 1559 have active nuclei, which means that black holes there are constantly devouring matter. This produces large amounts of radiation and heat.
In the image above from the Hubble Space Telescope can be seen Glowing matter as it travels from one galaxy to another. Such mergers are not new in space. Our Milky Way has overrun other galaxies in the past. As if that weren’t enough, we know that the Large Magellanic Cloud also awaits in the future.
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