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A Needle in a Haystack

Ground-based image of the spiral galaxy, MGC 253.


Photo courtesy of R. Gendler
Hubble Space Telescope image of previously undetected galaxy pair in outer halo of NGC 253.

 


Photo courtesy of J. Dalcanton (University of Washington)

Close-up Hubble image of galaxy pair
2MASX J00482185-2507365.

 

Photo courtesy NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritge Team (STScI/AURA)