Photo courtesy NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble
Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/
Stony Brook University)
NGC 6670 is a gorgeous pair of overlapping edge-on galaxies that resembles a leaping dolphin. Scientists believe that NGC 6670 has already experienced at least one close encounter and is now in the early stages of a second.