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AM 1332-331

Two remarkably smooth galaxies performing the gravitationally choreographed merger dance with no apparent dust or star formation regions to be seen. Structural organization indicates discoid morphology for both with arms and a bar on the western member, but one wonders whether any disc will remain when things settle into their new order.

 

Establishing HST's Low Redshift Archive of Interacting Systems

 

All Channels: ACS/WFC F606W

 

North is 32.71° clockwise from up.

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Uploaded on July 9, 2019