Ground-based image of Arp 116 and its surroundings

This image from a ground-based telescope shows the galaxy pair Arp 116 (made up of the elliptical galaxy M60 and the spiral galaxy NGC 4647) and its surroundings.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin) 

About the Image

Id:heic1213b
Type:Observation
Release date:6 September 2012, 15:00
Related releases:heic1419, heic1213
Size:10550 x 9920 px

About the Object

Name:2002 LM60, AM 0702-601, Arp 116, COSMOS 2607238, M 60, Messier 60, NGC 4647, NGC 4649
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Pair
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:50 million light years


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