DAGAL Image Gallery - NGC 4490

About this image: The distorted spiral galaxy NGC 4490 (center) is going through an interaction with the smaller NGC 4485, to which it is still connected through a stellar bridge. Many bright knots of star formation, likely stimulated by the collision, can be seen distributed along the pair of galaxies.

The images on this page were produced by the DAGAL network, and can be used free of charge provided acknowledgement is given to "DAGAL, Nik Szymanek, SDSS, and S4G, www.dagalnetwork.eu".

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