Author Topic: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers  (Read 980187 times)

Nightblizzard

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #15 on: July 28, 2007, 04:43:40 pm »
I think this COULD be a merger, but I'm not sure:


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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #16 on: July 28, 2007, 05:05:13 pm »

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2007, 05:07:08 pm »
Oh Jinx, that's just gorgeous!  :o

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2007, 05:13:53 pm »
Here's a few I saved earlier in the project, but unfortunately didn't save the reference numbers and I can't find them in "My Galaxies":








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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #19 on: July 28, 2007, 05:36:03 pm »
I wasn't sure if this was a projection affect at first, but the more I look at it, I think these two are on a complete collision course - no "Brush by" here.

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2007, 06:06:15 pm »


looks like the bottom one is stealing from the blue



this one is nothing but a merger :)

http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=588297864192983127
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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2007, 06:32:13 pm »
The only dumb question is the one you don't ask.

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2007, 07:05:31 pm »


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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2007, 07:08:25 pm »
We may have some plans for an awesome merger in the future.

Excuse me....Uuuummmmm....Did I understand you to say you have plans for a merger? I know astronomers think big, but this....Never mind, I'll just slink off to the Cafe at the End of the Universe for some vitamins on ice, with a dash of soda....

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2007, 07:33:47 pm »
I caught this one. Universal sex is so stunning, if you ask me!  :o
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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #25 on: July 28, 2007, 08:05:12 pm »
It is merging, but what is it merging with?


http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587722983373865207

(Nice framing from the star off the lower edge.)

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #26 on: July 28, 2007, 08:28:04 pm »
I can only guess what this is a merger of; but surely there is something non-typical going on there:



ObjId = 587732580979114052

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2007, 08:56:29 pm »
Galaxy Ref: 587733604262936663

About to merge?

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Re: Biggest cosmic trainwrecks - Mergers
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2007, 09:09:21 pm »

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