The Hubble Space Telescope has photographed the peculiar (one that cannot be attributed to a specific class) galaxy NGC 1614, which looks mesmerizing due to its origin: it was formed as a result of the merger of galaxies. The picture was shared by NASA.
NGC 1614 is located 200 million light-years from Earth and is located in the constellation Eridanus in the Southern Hemisphere. The image shows a tidal tail, a smoke-like streak from the center to the top of the image. It is interstellar gas that was formed by the merging of galaxies.
NGC 1614 was first discovered at the end of 1885. It consists of two galaxies, which differ from each other in size by several times. The larger one absorbs the dwarf. and previously NASA telescope launch postponed for 16th time.