NASA Hubble Space Telescope
discovered the duo between 50 and 60 million light-years away from us, towards the constellation Leo.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope
has discovered a large spiral galaxy called NGC 3227 wrapped in a turbulent “gravitational dance,” with NGC 3226, an elliptical galaxy.
Arp 94, the two are between 50 and 60 million light-years from Earth, towards the constellation Leo.
streams of gas and dust link the pair in their dance.
NGC 3227 is a Seyfert Galaxy,
a type of galaxy that has a supermassive black hole at the centre and therefore accrete metal, releasing large amounts of radiation.
Hubble was looking at
NGF 3227 and 3226 as part of a program to measure black hole masses by observing the dynamics of gas at the centres of bright galaxy cluster