Zoom into Arp 273

This video zooms into a group of interacting galaxies called Arp 273.

The distorted shape of the larger of the two galaxies shows signs of tidal interactions with the smaller of the two. It is thought that the smaller galaxy has actually passed through the larger one.

Credit:

NASA, ESA

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Id:heic1107a
Release date:20 April 2011, 15:00
Related releases:heic1107
Duration:57s

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Name:ARP 273

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