Hubble discovers 100,000 light-years long "string of pearls"

July 11, 2014 4:33 PM

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In an all new discovery by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a 100,000 light-years long "string of pearls" around two merging elliptical galaxies has been discovered.

This strange celestial curly string sports blue "pearls", which is actually huge young super-cluster of blazing blue-white newborn stars almost every 3,000 light-years along the way. The two colliding galaxies around which this string is found lie within a cluster known as J1531+3414 and it is about...

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