Hubble Space Telescope Zooms in on NGC 6240

Astronomers using the Wide Field Camera 3 and the Advanced Camera for Surveys on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured an image of a titanic galaxy-galaxy collision called NGC 6240. NGC 6240, also known as IC 4625 or UGC 10592, is a pair of merging galaxies 400 million light-years away in the constellation Ophiuchus. [...] —> Read More