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A Bird's Eye View of Ocular Galaxies
(Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2000)
Ocular galaxies are systems undergoing an in-plane, near grazing, prograde encounter. In addition to the interaction causing the formation of two long, symmetrically opposite tidal tails, during a short period after ...
HST observations of the interacting galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163
Hubble Space Telescope (HST ) images of the galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163 show star formation and dust structures in a system that has experienced a recent grazing encounter. Tidal forces from NGC 2207 compressed and ...