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.
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.