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Webb reveals hidden star formation in pair of colliding galaxies

Webb reveals hidden star formation in pair of colliding galaxies

The James Webb Space Telescope photographed a collision of two galaxies that is causing a burst of star formation invisible to other telescopes.

The wave of star the birth was triggered by the meeting of two galaxies known by the common name IC 1623. The merging pair is producing stars at a rate 20 times faster than our own. Milky Way galaxy, the scientists said.





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