jun 272013
Anne's Picture of the Day: Interacting Galaxies The Grasshopper

June 27, 2013 The Grasshopper, a pair of interacting galaxies in Lynx Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) The Grasshopper (designated UGC 4881 or Arp 55) is a bright pair of interacting galaxies, located about 527 million light-years away from Earth in the [continue reading]