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Gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132 - A cosmic fossil

A video from the Hubble Space Telescope website regarding galaxy NGC 1132 which is most likely to be a 'cosmic fossil'. Date- 04 02 08 Source- http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/archive/topic/hubblecast// News release- http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/html/heic0804.html '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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