Galaxy Zoo Talk

Hyperanvilure distortion

  • hiwayman by hiwayman

    I'm not a scientist, but would appreciate feedback regarding the potential gravitational process that could distort an existing galaxy, or more probably disrupt the formation of a developing galaxy. It seems incredible that this format can exist in a massive stellar body.


  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    These two galaxies are definitely interacting.

    Here is the image in the optical (image flipped)

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