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CONTENTS

  • Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
    This image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows an especially photogenic group of interacting galaxies called Arp 273.
  • Facts of interest about the image
    The larger of the spiral galaxies, known as UGC 1810, has a disk that is distorted into a rose-like shape by the gravitational tidal pull of the companion galaxy, known as UGC 1813, below it.
  • Classroom activity
    Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.

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