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Arp-Madore 2026-424

Arp-Madore 2026-424

Date: 28 October 2019
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Arp-Madore 2026-424
Copyright: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton, B.F. Williams, and M. Durbin (University of Washington)

This new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures two galaxies of equal size in a collision that appears to resemble a ghostly face. This observation was made on 19 June 2019 in visible light by the telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys.

Residing 704 million light-years from Earth, this system is catalogued as Arp-Madore 2026-424 (AM 2026-424) in the Arp-Madore "Catalogue of Southern Peculiar Galaxies and Associations".

Last Update: 28 October 2019
6-Feb-2023 22:40 UT

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