Saturday, November 01, 2008

Latest astonishing Hubble photo

Scientists have nicknamed this celestial wonder the "Perfect 10" image. It does look like a numeral 10, and its beauty defies superlatives. Hubble's WFPC2 camera (thanks to a recent remote repair job from the ground that overcame a major glitch in the space telescope's operations), imaged these two gravitationally interacting galaxies known together as Arp 147.

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