A ‘Penguin’ From Hubble


Interacting galaxies imaged by Hubble. Click for larger. Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Not only is this a great image from Hubble. I can totally see it (see below).  I think it has a new moniker too.

ARP 142
NGC 2936
NGC 2937

From ESA:

This image shows the two galaxies interacting. NGC 2936, once a standard spiral galaxy, and NGC 2937, a smaller elliptical, bear a striking resemblance to a penguin guarding its egg. This image is a combination of visible and infrared light, created from data gathered by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Planetary Camera 3 (WFC3).

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3 thoughts on “A ‘Penguin’ From Hubble

  1. what penguin ?? where ?? i see 2 galaxies colliding…..or how about ” did u see that cloud go by ?? it looked like president obama “

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