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nice HST pic of Arp 243 aka NGC 2623.

13 Oct 2009, 18:10 UTC
nice HST pic of Arp 243 aka NGC 2623.
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nice pic of Arp 243 aka NGC 2623.
–Ben
13-Oct-2009: A recent NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image captures what
appears to be one very bright and bizarre galaxy, but is actually the
result of a pair of spiral galaxies that resemble our own Milky Way
smashing together at breakneck speeds. The product of this dramatic
collision, called NGC 2623, or Arp 243, is about 250 million light-years
away in the constellation of Cancer (the Crab)…
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/html/heic0912.html

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