Spiral Galaxy Arm Wraps Around Companion In Amazing Imagery

  • 12 days ago
US Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera has captured imagery of barred spiral galaxy NGC 1512 and its neighbor NGC 1510 in a cosmic "dance."

Images and Videos: Dark Energy Survey/DOE/FNAL/DECam/CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA S. Brunier/Digitized Sky Survey 2, E. Slawik.
Image processing: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage/NSF’s NOIRLab), J. Miller (Gemini Observatory/NSF’s NOIRLab), M. Zamani & D. de Martin (NSF’s NOIRLab)
Music: Stellardrone - A Moment of Stillness