Nasa Sees Two Galaxies  Cannibalized Neighbor

Linked by the Corpse of a

Two galaxies are intertwined

 in a turbulent gravitational dance in a stunning new view from the Hubble Space Telescope. 

The pair includes

 the large spiral galaxy NGC 3227 and the elliptical galaxy NGC 3226.

The galaxies, collectively known

 as Arp 94, reside relatively close to Earth, between 50 million and 60 million light-years away, near the constellation Leo.

The galaxies, collectively known

 as Arp 94, reside relatively close to Earth, between 50 million and 60 million light-years away, near the constellation Leo.

New Hubble Space Telescope

view shows faint tidal streams of gas and dust linking NGC 3227 and NGC 3226 in their gravitational dance

Observations of this 

duet were captured as part of a program to measure black holes at the center of bright cluster galaxies

Meteor Storm of 1,000  Light Up the Skies

Shooting Stars Per Hour May