Galaxy Formation and Mergers

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Galaxy Mergers When galaxies collide Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Three-Headed Monster A trio of giant black holes Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Condor Galaxy The condor stretches its galactic wings Saturday, March 15, 2014
Triangulum Galaxy A galaxy that’s losing its identity Sunday, November 10, 2013
Andromeda Galaxy III Building a galactic giant Saturday, November 9, 2013
Coma Galaxy Cluster A brilliant cluster of galaxies Friday, April 19, 2013
The Antennae Seeing the future of the Milky Way Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Andromeda Starburst Brightening up a giant galaxy Thursday, September 13, 2012
Collision Course Taking aim at another galaxy Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Sombrero II Two galaxies for the price of one Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Sombrero Looking beneath the brim of a galaxy Monday, July 2, 2012
Centaurus A A galaxy with a loud voice Sunday, April 29, 2012
Galactic Streams Blending into the Milky Way Thursday, March 22, 2012
Sagittarius Dwarf A galactic tug-of-war Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Satellite Galaxies Satellite galaxies for the Milky Way Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Cartwheel Galaxy Creating a brilliant ring of stars Saturday, October 15, 2011
Galaxies and Black Holes Insight into a chicken-and-egg problem Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Galactic Pileup A big galactic pileup Saturday, January 15, 2011
Galactic Leaders The leaders of a galactic pack Friday, November 5, 2010
Herculean Galaxies Stirring up spiral galaxies Friday, October 1, 2010
Galactic Melting Pot Building a "cosmopolitan" galaxy Tuesday, July 6, 2010
M81 A "grand design" for a galaxy Saturday, June 12, 2010
Galactic Bridge Building a bridge between galaxies Monday, March 15, 2010
Leo Tracing out the celestial lion Monday, March 8, 2010
Building Galaxies Black holes and galactic bulges Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Quasars Lighting up the darkness Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Black-Eye Galaxy A galaxy gets a real shiner Saturday, April 11, 2009

Featured Images

Combined visible, X-ray image of M51, the whirlpool galaxy
Colorful Whirlpool Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Simulation of the early universe
Tangled Web Saturday, May 10, 2014
HST image of thousands of galaxies
Galaxies Galore Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Condor galaxy
Night of the Condor Saturday, March 15, 2014
Telescopic view of M33, the Triangulum Galaxy
Pirouetting Octopus Sunday, November 10, 2013
The Antennae galaxies
Getting Together Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Andromeda and the Milky Way head for a galactic pile-up
Collision Course Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Hubble image of a pair of galaxies
Bright Companions Friday, September 7, 2012
Hubble Space Telescope view of M104, the Sombrero Galaxy
Galactic Hat Dance Monday, July 2, 2012
The remnants of two merged galaxies
Fast Exit Monday, June 18, 2012
Combined X-ray, optical, and radio view of the galaxy Centaurus A
Busy Galaxy Sunday, April 29, 2012
Optical and X-ray image of the galaxy cluster Abell 383
Brilliant Darkness Friday, March 16, 2012
Galactic Swirl Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Radio image of the Antenna galaxies
Boundless Starbirth Wednesday, October 5, 2011
NGC 4438 and NGC 4435, galaxies in Virgo
Beautiful Eyes Thursday, August 25, 2011
NGC 3758, a system of two merging galaxies
Double Trouble Saturday, June 11, 2011
NGC 7252, aka the Atoms-for-Peace galaxies
Atomic Pile-up Saturday, November 20, 2010
Ground-based image of the galaxy cluster Abell 2151, in Hercules
Galaxies Galore Friday, October 1, 2010
Galactic Beauty Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Beautiful Triplets Monday, March 8, 2010
A Big Shiner Saturday, April 11, 2009
Getting Hitched Friday, June 27, 2008
Glowing Galaxies Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Galactic Embrace Thursday, May 1, 2008
Mingling Galaxies Thursday, November 15, 2007
Cartwheeling Through Space Saturday, November 10, 2007
Galactic Trainwreck Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Spectacular Spiral Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Popping Off Friday, October 27, 2006
Growing Galaxy Wednesday, August 23, 2006

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