Cosmos NGC 4567/68

The “Siamese twins” Galaxies or in these more PC times “the “Butterfly” or even bizarrely “Fish and chips” are just some of the names for NGC4567 and NGC 4568 which are two unbarred spiral Galaxies in the process of collision. Something that will be happening to our Milky way galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy in about 4 billion years time.
also shown are many background galaxies and the elliptical galaxy NGC 4564 which is also a similar distance. These three galaxies are all in the Virgo cluster of galaxies.

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