Each time the telescope picks up new information thanks to its wonderful instruments, it means that we will learn more about the myriad mysteries of the universe, such as discovering the properties of Exoplanets, black holes, nebulae and galaxies.
In this line, the file Gemini North Telescopelocated in Hawaii – United States – provided the simulated image, from the data I captured, for a curious formation called “Cosmic Butterfly”.
With incredible colors and the effect of wings flapping in space, this is it Galaxies NGC 4567 and NG 4568located about 60 million light-years from Earth, which, due to gravity, is in a state of collision.
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This collision will lead to a merger, thus forming a single galaxy with Elliptical shape in about 500 million years.
The interesting thing about both galaxies is that they are located in the Virgo Supercluster, like the Milky Way, telling us what our galaxy will look like when it merges with the Andromeda Galaxy in about 4 billion years.
Although NGC 4567 and NGC 4568 They are about 20,000 light-years away from each other.Unlike the astronomical scale – which gives a small window of time – it is for us equivalent to three-fourths of the distance between our planet and the center of the Milky Way.
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