Twin Galaxies in a Gravitational Embrace

Illustration of the orbits of NGC 5426-27 from “The Isolated Interacting Galaxy Pair NGC 5426/27 (Arp 271)” Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 415, pg. 451-469 by I. Fuentes-Carrera et al. (2004)

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Type:Artwork
Release date:June 26, 2008, 8 p.m.
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