Hubble spots two galaxies rubbing off on each other

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Size is always relative, and that’s especially true when it
comes to outer space. We’re tiny creatures, so we think of the
Earth as this incredibly large thing, with our solar system being
almost impossibly large. The size of our home galaxy, the Milky
Way, is hard to wrap our heads around, so when we peer into space
and spot a pair of galaxies cuddling up close to each other it’s a
difficult thing to grasp.


In this image
captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, the
cosmic feature known as Arp 293 is presented in gorgeous detail.
Arp 293 is actually two separate galaxies that have drifted so
close to one another that they’ve begun to share some of their
material.

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Hubble
spots two galaxies rubbing off on each other
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Hubble spots two galaxies rubbing off on each other