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The Core of Peculiar Galaxy Arp 220

The Core of Peculiar Galaxy Arp 220


Date: 02 June 1992
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Arp 220
Copyright: E. Shaya, D. Dowling/U. of Maryland, the WFPC Team, and NASA

An image of the central part of the ultra-luminuous infrared galaxy Arp 220 taken with the WFPC on the Hubble Space Telescope. HST reveals a new complex structure within one arc second of the nucleus. While part of the this structure was seen in radio interfero-metric maps, most of the structure is new.
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