This is a wicked one for sure! Basically, nobody really knows what’s going on there, except for the fact that it probably involves a supermassive black hole. The whole picture seems to be rather a Dali painting of an eye, as the red-in-infrared spiral wraps around the smaller blue companion galaxy. The pink lighting you see is actually glowing dust. What’s interesting is that the gravity of the smaller galaxy appears to be reshaping the larger galaxy, while itself is being slowly destroyed.

Coiled Creature of the Night

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