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Colliding galaxies provide a Hubble harbinger of Halloween

28 October 2019 Astronomy Now

A ghostly “head” stares out from the depths of space in this Hubble Space Telescope image of two galaxies crashing into each other 704 light years away, a captivating harbinger of Halloween. The photo was captured in an ongoing survey of interacting galaxies to learn more about how such systems evolve.

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Across the Sky of History

4 October 2019 Astronomy Now

Wang Zheng of China was named winner of the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 in the category Skyscapes with a mystical image of the night sky as a meteor falls.