Pan across Abell 2744, Pandora’s Cluster

This video shows a composite image of Hubble and VLT observations of galaxy cluster Abell 2744, nicknamed Pandora’s Cluster. This remarkable object seems to be the result of the collision of at least four separate galaxy clusters.

Credit:

ESO/NASA/ESA and D. Coe (STScI)/J. Merten (Heidelberg/Bologna)

About the Video

Id:eso1120d
Release date:22 June 2011, 15:00
Related releases:eso1120
Duration:36s

About the Object

Name:Abell 2744
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxy Clusters

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