Hubble Spots Giant Space ‘Pumpkin’

  • Released Thursday, October 29, 2020

Halloween is scarier with Hubble! What looks like two glowing eyes and a crooked carved smile is a snapshot of the early stages of a collision between two galaxies. This new image is just one of several spooky views Hubble has captured in the universe.

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Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Paul R. Morris (USRA): Lead Producer

Music Credits: "Come Alive" by Donn Wilkerson [BMI] via Killer Tracks [BMI] and Universal Production Music

Additional Credits:
Video of Pumpkin by Artbeats

Sound Effect Credits:
Horror Hit by PashaStriker
Scart Wobbling Effect by JiltedG
Evil Gnome Laugh by WARP EFX

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This page was originally published on Thursday, October 29, 2020.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:44 PM EDT.


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