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Date/Time of photo:
October 30, 21 and November 1, 2 2018
Planewave CDK24 with FLI Proline 16803
Scientists have demonstrated through computer modelling that interacting or merging galaxies can produce multiple shells in concentric layers. NGC 474 is a distant elliptical galaxy exhibiting just such an pattern. By chance, a second shell-type galaxy is present in the upper left corner of this field (NGC 467).