Share

Picture Album: Lined-Up Galaxies Show Rare Details (NGC 3314)

Image 1009 of 1415
Lined-Up Galaxies Show Rare Details (NGC 3314)
Embed

About This Image

A face-on galaxy lies precisely in front of another spiral galaxy. The chance alignment allows us to see the dark material in the front galaxy, thanks to the glow of the galaxy behind it.

Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Learn more in NewsCenter HubbleSite's NewsCenter is the place to find the story behind this image, along with its original news release and all related images.