Wonders of space have often intrigued Internet users, and the latest NASA article featuring a “cosmic rose” fascinated many.
Posted by @nasahubble on Instagram, the video shows two galaxies warped by their mutual gravitational pull, creating a fascinating rose-like visual. “A soft cosmic rose to brighten up your day,” read the caption of the post, which explained how the “stunning galactic masterpiece” was formed.
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According to the post, which has now gone viral with over 43,000 likes, the video features Arp 273, a pair of interacting galaxies located around 300 million light years away, in the constellation Andromeda.
The two galaxies, warped by their mutual gravitational pull, create a magnificent galactic masterpiece resembling a rose. Scattered far in space and time, this visualization provides a unique three-dimensional view of the pair of interacting galaxies captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
The beauty of the video amazed social media users, many enjoying the wonders of the universe. “Thank you my dear Hubble. It’s so beautiful, ”read one of the many comments on the viral post.