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Hubblecast 13: Gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132 - A cosmic fossil

5 Feb 2008, 14:00 UTC
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The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new image of the galaxy NGC 1132, which is most likely to be a cosmic fossil - the aftermath of an enormous multi-galactic pile-up, where the carnage of collision after collision has built up a brilliant but fuzzy giant elliptical galaxy far outshining typical galaxies.

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