Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies  

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Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies
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Like dust bunnies that lurk in corners and under beds, surprisingly complex loops and blobs of cosmic dust lie hidden in the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1316. This image made from data obtained with the NASA Hubble Space Telescope reveals the dust lanes and star clusters of this giant galaxy that give evidence that it was formed from a past merger of two gas-rich galaxies. Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


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06/23/06 2:41 AM GMT
Must be quite the zoom..low noise too, just what are those folks from NASA holding from us....oh wait, I think I know..
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08/27/06 10:37 PM GMT
MMM. Galaxy in formation I speculate. I love the little galaxies in the background.
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06/21/08 10:04 PM GMT
Thanks for sharing this incredible photography, I am amazed by the brilliance!
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