Milky Way Galaxy's Head-On Crash with Andromeda (Gallery)

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Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way Collision

Credit: NASA, ESA, Z. Levay and R. van der Marel (STScI), and A. Mellinger
This photo illustration depicts a view of the night sky just before the predicted merger between our Milky Way galaxy and the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. Image released May 31, 2012.
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