Spiral Galaxy Spills Blood and Guts

Spiral Galaxy Spills Blood and Guts

March 4, 2014
 
A new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627. This cluster is violently ripping the spiral's entrails out into space, leaving bright blue streaks as telltale clues to this cosmic crime.
By: Andrea
Date: Tue, 2014-03-04 17:12