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Arp 282

A breathtakingly dimensional interaction between two galaxies. Our point of view combined with the tidal strands connecting the two galaxies provides us with a rarely discernable (among deep space imagery) feel of positionality, foreground, and background.


Data provided by the fruitfully formidable Proposal 15446.

Establishing HST's Low Redshift Archive of Interacting Systems


Color obtained from the generally generous Legacy Survey.

LS data were also used to smooth out and enhance the noisier, darker parts of the image.


All channels: ACS/WFC F606W

Red: Legacy Survey z

Green: Legacy Survey r

Blue: Legacy Survey g


North is 18.41° counter-clockwise from up.

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Uploaded on October 15, 2021