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A Family Portrait of Galaxies

7 Sep 2012, 06:53 UTC
A Family Portrait of Galaxies
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Source: ESA/Hubble Photo Release heic1213 Hubble image of Arp 11. Image credits: NASA/ESA Two very different galaxies feature in this family portrait taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, together forming a peculiar galaxy pair called Arp 116. The image shows the dramatic differences in size, structure and colour between spiral and elliptical galaxies.(read more)

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