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Arp 204

I'm sure there are two galaxies doing something here, I'm just not entirely sure what went on in the past billion or so years to get a big, fluffy line of stars, gas, and dust all stretched out like that.

 

A color view is available at the Legacy Survey Viewer:

legacysurvey.org/viewer?ra=200.7467&dec=84.5050&z...

(Beware the big green artifacts)

 

Establishing HST's Low Redshift Archive of Interacting Systems

 

All Channels: ACS/WFC F606W

 

North is 8.88° counter-clockwise from up.

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Uploaded on July 25, 2019