NGC 1313. The Topsy-Turvy Galaxy

Click on the image for a full resolution version   NGC 1313 is a quite peculiar galaxy. Its nickname┬áhas been deserved, due to its shape: The Topsy-Turvy galaxy. This is the result of a recent (cosmologically speaking) collision with another galaxy. As a consequence, not only its original shape was heavily distorted, but also the … Continue reading NGC 1313. The Topsy-Turvy Galaxy