The Antennae Galaxies—A Cosmic Collision
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
A pair of interacting galaxies called the Antennae represent Hubble's most dramatic snapshot of a galactic collision. Learn how such events unfold over the course of millions of years and how the nearby Andromeda galaxy will have a similar encounter with our own Milky Way in the far distant future.