When Galaxies Collide

Posted by on July 16, 2011 in Astrophotography | 1 comment

When Galaxies Collide

NGC 2207 and IC 2163 are a pair of colliding spiral galaxies about 80 million light-years away in the constellation Canis Major. Both galaxies were discovered by John Herschel in 1835. So far three supernovae have been observed in NGC 2207.

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  1. The Mote in Gods Eye anyone ?
    Scary !

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