When galaxies collide

According to NASA (Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Huntingdon Institute for X-ray Astronomy/G. Garmire; Optical: ESO/VLT):

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this might be the aftermath of a collision between a dwarf galaxy and a larger one. Hot … six million degrees or so.

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