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Interacting Galaxy Pair Arp 87
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Two galaxies swing past each other in a graceful performance choreographed by gravity. This is one of hundreds of interacting and merging galaxies known in our nearby universe.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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