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Subject: AGZ0000rnd

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  • dblddoug by dblddoug

    Could this be two galaxies merging, passing through one another, or are they just at different distances?

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  • appleseed by appleseed

    distorted primary galaxy would indicate interacting and/or merging galaxies

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  • briansagan by briansagan

    Are these 2 galaxies colliding?

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  • hiwayman by hiwayman

    No: they aren't merging. Their masses aren't distorted as they would be in a merger. The left side arm of the much closer galaxy is going

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  • hiwayman by hiwayman

    in front of the older, more distant galaxy. You can see the #overlap of the blue arm with absolutely no distortion.

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  • c_cld by c_cld

    better processing: https://scontent-b-cdg.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/t1.0-9/10462736_882449205100373_7283982303675050958_n.jpg

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    Good to see you Claude 😃

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