Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Messier 64. It has really strange internal motion; the gas in the outer regions and the gas in the inner regions are rotating in opposite directions, probably due to a recent merger. New stars are forming in the region where the counter rotating gases collide. [4032 x 3483] (ESA/NASA, J. Schmidt)

https://bit.ly/3hd0gu6 via /r/spaceporn https://bit.ly/3zRQTHz

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