The VLT Records Faint Structures in Colliding Galaxies

The image shows a view of IC 1182, based on a mosaic of sky exposures with the VLT Test Camera through a red optical filter. The image displays the intricate features in the central area in detail.

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About the Image

Id:eso9834b
Type:Observation
Release date:31 July 1998
Related releases:eso9834
Size:2900 x 2568 px

About the Object

Name:IC 1182
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• X - Galaxies
Distance:550 million light years

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Optical
R
Very Large Telescope

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