Two interacting galaxies, one a spiral with a tendril of dust seemingly being pulled out and wrapping around the other, an older, yellower, smoother galaxy.
h/t to William Keel, who was also the PI, for this rare color STIS picture.
This image is a reprocessed version of the following image, intended to offer some improvements to the quality:
Data from the following proposal were used to create this image:
Note color is approximate for the outer left and right part of the image. The filters only overlapped the broad central area.
Red: STIS/CCD F28X50LPMIRVIS
Blue: STIS/CCD 50CCD MIRVIS
North is 4.66° counter-clockwise from up.