Galaxy Zoo Talk

Is this something merging?

  • mancia2 by mancia2

    I have no idea what this could be

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  • zoob1172 by zoob1172

    Simulated galaxy from Illustris

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Hi mancia2 and welcome to the Zoo

    I would classify this as two galaxies interacting. So a real #merger ! And the blue clumps in these simulated Illustris images mean star forming regions in the galaxy (triggered) by the interaction.

    happy hunting ! 😄

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