Images of The Wonders of the Universe!
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These are some of the most astounding images from the Nasa Archives used In the Dark Skies Jewellery collection. If you would like to see and to know more about these and many others then please follow the link http://www.nasa.gov  or if you would like to know more about the International Dark Skies Association this is their website http://www.darksky.org

cartwheel galaxy

A collision of two galaxies created the Cartwheel galaxy which is part of a group of galaxies about 400 million light years away in the constellation Sculptor (the two smaller galaxies in the group are visible below and left). It was first noticed by astronomers in 1941 and they say its cartwheel shape is the result of gravitational disruption caused when the smaller galaxy passed right through a large disk galaxy and produced shock waves that swept up gas and dust.