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Interacting galaxies, collectively known as Arp 87. Stars, gas and dust are seen flowing from the large spiral galaxy NGC 3808A (right) and enveloping its companion galaxy NGC 3808B (left). Arp 87 is located in the constellation Leo, approximately 300 million light years from Earth. Image taken by the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on the Hubble Space Telescope in February 2007.
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