NASA’s Hubble Spots Creepy Face in Space for Halloween

Hubble found a spooky spot in space for Halloween 2019.
NASA/ESA/J. Dalcanton/B.F. Williams/M. Durbin (University of Washington)

The Hubble Space Telescope sure knows how to celebrate Halloween. Last year, it spotted a bat shadow and a ghost nebula. This year, it’s a haunting face with glowing eyes.

What looks like a deformed skull or a ghostly alien face is actually two galaxies in the process of colliding with each other.

“Each ‘eye’ is the bright core of a galaxy, the result of one galaxy slamming into another,” NASA said in a release Monday. “The outline of the face is a ring of young blue stars. Other clumps of new stars form a nose and mouth.”

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SOURCE: Cnet, Amanda Kooser