The area around merging galaxy duo Arp 142 (ground-based image)

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey shows the area around a pair of merging galaxies known as Arp 142 in the constellation of Hydra. This pair is made up of once-spiral galaxy NGC 2936, and elliptical galaxy NGC 2937.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1311b
Type:Observation
Release date:20 June 2013, 18:00
Related releases:heic1311
Size:5191 x 5616 px

About the Object

Name:Arp 142, NGC 2936, NGC 2937
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:400 million light years

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BandTelescope
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B
DSS
Optical
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DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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