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  • Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
    This Hubble Space Telescope image shows a dark lane of dust thought to be the remains of a smaller spiral galaxy that collided with the larger elliptical galaxy millions of years ago. Astronomers believe the galaxy also hosts a supermassive black hole that is feeding on the fresh remains of the smaller spiral galaxy.
  • Facts of interest about the image
    Background information and another image provide details about the black hole and the star birth triggered by the collision.

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