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Astronomers Probe 'Sandbar' Between Islands of Galaxies

24 Nov 2010, 15:03 UTC
Astronomers Probe 'Sandbar' Between Islands of Galaxies NASA/JPL-Caltech/L. Edwards (SSC/Caltech)

Astronomers have caught sight of an unusual galaxy that has illuminated new details about a celestial "sandbar" connecting two massive islands of galaxies. The research was conducted in part with NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

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