Alex Cristea
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Pink, purple and blue colliding galaxy clusters

At first glance, this cosmic kaleidoscope of purple, blue and pink offers a strikingly beautiful—and serene—snapshot of the cosmos. However, this multi-colored haze actually marks the site of two colliding galaxy clusters, .

illustration depicting the collision paths of Triangulum, Andromeda and Milky Way

This illustration shows the collision paths of our Milky Way galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy. The galaxies are moving toward each other under the inexorable pull of gravity between them.

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Stellar Motions in Outer Halo Shed New Light on Milky Way Evolution (02/21/2013) - Release Images

This image shows the disk of the Milky Way Galaxy surrounded by a faint halo of old stars (NASA / ESA / A.

Milky-Way-model-NASA.jpg (JPEG imagine, 2376 × 2376 pixeli) - Scalată (37%)

The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy with several prominent arms containing stellar nurseries swathed in pink clouds of hydrogen gas. The sun is shown near the bottom in the Orion Spur.

Image showing the different names of the spiral arms of the Milky Way. It also shows the location of our solar system in the galaxy.  (http://www.outerspaceuniverse.org/media/milky-way-earth-location.jpg)

A discussion for kids - how big is space? The size of our solar system, the Milky Way galaxy, and the El Gordo galaxy will blow your mind.

Milky Way and Our Location

The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy with several prominent arms containing stellar nurseries swathed in pink clouds of hydrogen gas. The sun is shown near the bottom in the Orion Spur.