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A Grazing Encounter Between Two Spiral Galaxies : Galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163
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- Title A Grazing Encounter Between Two Spiral Galaxies : Galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163
- Released 07/02/2002 5:10 pm
- Copyright ESA/NASA/STScI
In the direction of the constellation Canis Major, two spiral galaxies pass by each other like majestic ships in the night. The near-collision has been caught in images taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and its Wide Field Planetary Camera 2.
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