Nearby Galaxy shows spectacular X-ray tails with embedded active star formation

Left and Center: Composite X-ray/optical image of ESO137-001’s tail, Right: Velocity map of 33 H II regions derived from the Gemini data. Reproduced by permission of the AAS.

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NOIRLab

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Release date:Feb. 22, 2010
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