Galactic "Train Wreck"
June 1, 2011
Three-color image of NGC 935 and its companion IC 1801 showing far-UV emission from young stars observed by GALEX in blue, heated dust mid-infrared emission observed by Spitzer in red, and stellar near-infrared emission observed by Spitzer in green. This pair of spiral galaxies is beginning to crash into each other.
Topics: Extragalactic astronomy, Spiral galaxies, Astronomy, NGC 2207 and IC, Infrared, Interacting galaxies, Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, Peculiar galaxies, Galaxy