Galaxy Zoo Starburst Talk

Tidal interaction?

  • ladler by ladler

    Optical coincidence or is the central galaxy interacting with the galaxy to the left? The fuzziness between them suggests the latter


  • mzevin1 by mzevin1 scientist, moderator

    I'd say you're right on with your analysis - the tidal debris suggests these galaxies are interacting and not just an optical coincidence.