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NGC 6338 Group Merger
NGC 6338 Merger

Two groups of galaxies are slamming into one another at a speed of about 4 million miles per hour in this combined X-ray (Chandra) and optical (APO) image.  The colliding groups will eventually merge and form a single cluster of galaxies; these are the largest objects in the Universe. 

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