| NGC 4656 is the "disturbed" neighbor to
NGC 4631. The gravitational tug-of-war warps the disk of this galaxy. The nearness of the galaxy (perhaps
25 million light years away) allows small knotted star forming regions to be
resolved. There are also quite a few background galaxies in the picture.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.|
Minimum credit line: Doug Matthews/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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