Colliding galaxies

What happens when two galaxies collide?

I'm glad that sound doesn't travel through space
I'm glad that sound doesn't travel through space

Answer: billions of suns are formed in an explosion that lasts a billion years. This picture was taken a few years ago, but the galaxies are so far away that what we can see happened about 500 million years ago!

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