Check out a galactic-sized “flying V in this image of interacting galaxies IC 2184 from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
A dark, warped band of dust resembling a shallow ‘S’ curls through the center of galaxy Centaurus A in this image from the European Southern Observatory.
Colliding galaxies form an exclamation point in this composite image from NASA’s Chandra and Hubble telescopes.
Glowing gas and starlight with dark bands of interstellar dust create a cosmic letter Z in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. NGC 1300 is considered the typical barred spiral galaxy.