The #Umbrella Galaxy ☂️, Arp 189, is located on the fringe of the #Virgo Cluster. The faint wisps of cosmic #fabric that form the umbrella-like shape are stellar streams — the remains of a smaller galaxy likely torn apart by Arp 189's gravitational forces! #NationalUmbrellaDay
Love can be complicated, messy, and inspiring—and has shaped the history of art more than we knew. #MoMAMagazine 's latest podcast brings love stories to light—from Jacob Lawrence and Gwen Knight to Sophie Taeuber and Hans Arp:
What kind of galaxy is this? Number 220 in HaltonArp’s catalog of galactic oddballs wins the prize for noncomformity — on many levels.
#HubbleFriday This duo is named Arp 293. The two, friendly galaxies are interacting, their mutual gravitational attraction pulling wisps of gas and streams of dust from them, distorting their shapes, and gently smudging and blurring their appearances:
Happy #NationalBestFriendsDay ! These interacting galaxies in Arp 274 take their relationship to an intergalactic level! The entire system resides about 400 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Virgo: