Abell 2256: Radio Telescope Zooms in on Gigantic Collision of Galaxies

Astronomers using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have captured the most detailed image yet of the merging cluster Abell 2256. Abell 2256 is a cluster of galaxies, located at a distance of about 800 million light-years, in the constellation Ursa Minor. The cluster contains over 500 galaxies, with the elliptical galaxy NGC [...] —> Read More