This messy collision of galaxy clusters is about 2.4 billion light years from Earth.

More: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/a520/index.html


Abell 520
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Cool

Very nice i like it Brilliant..


Great pics!

Wow... thanks for sharing. Great pictures that you have shown on galaxy clusters.


Wonderful pictures. Really

Wonderful pictures. Really shocked that hearing 2.4 billion light years from Earth. Nice site and very informative. Thanks!


Amazing!!!!

What an awesome sight! That just shows you how tiny we are in comparison to some of the things that are out there.


Great Pic

That is one awesome picture. The article was very informative. Thanks for posting it.


It is wonderful!!! I like

It is wonderful!!! I like it!


I am pretty much pleased

I am pretty much pleased with your good work.You put really very helpful information.


I just cant stop looking at

I just cant stop looking at these beautiful scene.


It is interesting to read

It is interesting to read such kind of nice and good posts i like your work keep it up...


How are these named?

Hi,

I was wondering how these are named. Do you have an article or port about this? Does the number "520" represent anything?

Thanks,
Zoltan


great

I really like this site. Thanks


I am excited with this

I am excited with this beautiful image. I can't imagine that I am viewing such a distant place (2.4 billion light years). I must say that the universe is really great and so big that we can't imagine.


Beautiful

Very beautiful ... truly amazing... i am getting excited by thinking that this exist 2.4 billion light years away in space .... mind boggling ..thanks a lot for sharing with us.


Wonderful pictures

Wonderful pictures. Really shocked that hearing 2.4 billion light years from Earth. Nice site and very informative. Thanks!


Astronomy or Geology

When I first started college I took an astronomy class and a geology class. I ended up going into geology but it is pictures like this that make me wonder if I should have stayed with it. Absolutely beautiful and mind-blowing!


The image is just amazing. I

The image is just amazing. I am searching for more such great image. Can you send me some more?


Find out more about Abell

Find out more about Abell 520 (a composite of data from Chandra and also the Canada-France-Hawaii and Subaru telescopes) at
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/a520/index.html

And if you like this image, check out the Bullet Cluster:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/1e0657/
and Macs J0025.4-1222:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2008/macs/

-Kim for Chandra


Great, just great. I can't

Great, just great. I can't imagine that I am viewing such a distant place (2.4 billion light years). I must say that the universe is really great and so big that we can't imagine. I want publish this in my blog.


cool.....

This is truly amazing. To think this exist 2.4 billion light years away in space is mind boggling, thanks for sharing this piece.

Best Regards
Jay Pleas,


Keep up the good

Keep up the good work.


wow, that really looks nice.

wow, that really looks nice. we are just a tine ant in this whole universe!


Love It

Good information, thank you


Did you know in a small

Did you know in a small screenshot like this there are like 1 billion planets and stars? Its really insane. We as earth are nothing.


Wow

Very interesting.


Astonishing shot!

What on earth could take such a beautiful shot? Was it Hubble? Indeed we're just a dust particle compared to this galaxy... Kim, can you please post more... thx!


Find out more about Abell

Find out more about Abell 520 (a composite of data from Chandra and also the Canada-France-Hawaii and Subaru telescopes) at
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/a520/index.html

And if you like this image, check out the Bullet Cluster:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/1e0657/
and Macs J0025.4-1222:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2008/macs/

-Kim for Chandra


Thx. very

Thx. very exciting


Super Image

im excited with this beatiful image, we also can share pictures take at Observatorio Astronomico Nacional UNAM at San Pedro Martir BC, Mexico.

John Rich
Instituto Astronomico Nacional


Very Nice

Love it!


Wow!

Looked at this image 10 minutes. If it were in a bit larger resolution I would have it as desktop.
BTW, does anybody know, How such pictures are renderred? Give me a link please...


RE: Wow!

We're glad you liked it. You can find a desktop of it here:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/desktops_year.html?year=2007

And this article might be helpful on how the images are processed:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/chronicle/0401/ciao_data.html

-Kim for Chandra


Thanks

Thank you for great article.


Yes, you are right. This is,

Yes, you are right. This is, indeed, a great article.


Article?

I don't see any article here, am I missing something here. By the way, great image captured. This is really amazing.

Pat Petrillo


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