Feb 082013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Interacting Galaxies Arp 116

February 8, 2012 Arp 116, a pair of interacting galaxies in Virgo Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona  (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery) Arp 116 is a pair of interacting galaxies composed of a giant elliptical galaxy known as Messier 60, and a much smaller barred spiral galaxy, NGC 4647, located in the Virgo constellation. [continue reading]