Two Galaxies are Colliding and Forming a Bizarre Galactic Eye

An All-Seeing Eye


December 12, 2016

There are only so many common shapes we see out in the cosmos: spirals, columns, and plenty of blobs. But NASA and the European Space Agency stumbled on a rarity earlier this year. Two galaxies, 114 million light-years away, are brushing past each other and forming a pair of galactic eyelids.


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