Brian Paczkowski

White Galaxy and Hockey Stick Galaxy

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The Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631) and the Hockey Stick Galaxy (NGC 4656) in the constellation Canes Venatici. These galaxies are interacting and the Hockey Stick Galaxy is being distorted due to gravitational interactions.