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Galaxy Arp 295

Two galaxies with a bridge of dust and stars between them. This is due to a near passby of them billion of years ago.

Constellation: Aquarius
Distance: 270 million light-years
Visual magnitude: 14.5
Length: 250 000 light-years
Type: Sc

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Photo: Arne Henden (US Naval Observatory, Flagstaff)
Image Processed by Al Kelly

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