Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Galactic Metamorphosis

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day brings us number 188 in Halton Arp's Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, known also as the Tadpole Galaxy in the constellation of Draco. A tadpole will change into a frog or toad. What does a galaxy that has undergone...interaction...become? Still a galaxy, but it can visually be very different!

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