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The Hubble Space Telescope was able to image two galaxies in the collision phase.
The Hubble Space Telescope, which was carried into orbit around the Earth by the space shuttle Discovery in 1990 and will now be replaced by James Webb, is celebrating its 32nd anniversary.
The Hubble Space Telescope, used by NASA and the European Space Agency, has so far confirmed the existence of thousands of galaxies, stars, planets, and other celestial bodies.
Imaged two colliding galaxies
The Hubble Space Telescope captured the 417–391 galaxy collisions in the Arp–Madore galaxy cluster.
The event, which took place 670 million light-years away and caused the merging of two galaxies, was reflected in Hubble’s camera.
The Hubble telescope, which has been on active duty for more than 32 years, will complete its mission between 2030 and 2040 and will fall to Earth. Hubble will now be completely replaced by the James Webb Space Telescope.