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Arp 87: Merging Galaxies from Hubble

This dance is to the death. Along the way, as these two large galaxies duel, a cosmic bridge of stars, gas, and dust currently stretches over 75,000 light-years and joins them.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Swimming on Jupiter

On October 29, the Juno spacecraft once again dove near the turbulent Jovian cloud tops.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: Shadow Rise on the Inside Passage

At sunset look east not west. As Earth's dark shadow rises from the eastern horizon, faint and subtle colors will appear opposite the setting Sun.

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