A Bright Galaxy Interacts With a Companion (Details from Image of NGC 3370)
A Bright Galaxy Interacts With a Companion (Details from Image of NGC 3370)
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Fast Facts
News release ID: STScI-2003-24
Release Date: Sep 4, 2003
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

An unusual concentration in the upper corner shows a complex region of tidal interaction between a bright galaxy and its companion. Superimposed are a foreground star in the Milky Way and a background galaxy.


Tags
Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies, Stars, Variable Stars

Credits

Credit: NASA, The Hubble Heritage Team and A. Riess (STScI)