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    Hubblecast 72: Clues to a cosmic crime

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    The newest episode of the Hubblecast showcases striking new observations of a spiral galaxy moving through the heart of a galaxy cluster named Abell 3627. This cluster is violently ripping the spiral’s entrails out into space, leaving bright blue streaks as telltale clues to this cosmic crime.

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    Directed by: Nicola Guttridge
    Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
    Written by: Nicola Guttridge/Georgia Bladon & Nikita Marwaha
    Presented by: Joe Liske (Dr J)
    Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
    Images: NASA, ESA

    - New image of ESO 137-001: NASA, ESA; acknowledgements: Ming Sun (UAH), and Serge Meunier
    - Hubble-Chandra composite image: NASA, ESA, CXC
    - Stephan’s Quintet: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
    - I Zwicky 18: NASA, ESA, and A. Aloisi (European Space Agency and Space Telescope Science Institute)
    - Messier 106: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and R. Gendler (for the Hubble Heritage Team). Acknowledgement: J. GaBany
    - The “Comet galaxy”: NASA, ESA, Jean-Paul Kneib (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille)
    - NGC 4522/NGC 4402: NASA, ESA

    Animations: NASA, ESA, M. Kornmesser and L. Calçada
    Music: Steve Buick
    Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
    Cinematography: Peter Rixner (
    Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen