IRAS 14348-1447 (2015)

From its thumbnail, this really looked like a footprint. Looking at it now after processing? The cosmic collision of two galaxies is revealed. A handful of foreground stars are visible along with a little more than a handful of background galaxies.

Red: HST_10592_f2_ACS_WFC_F814W_sci
Green: Pseudo
Blue: HST_10592_f2_ACS_WFC_F435W_sci

North is up.

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Hubble data is public domain, but I put a lot of work into combining it into beautiful color images. The minimal credit line should read: NASA / ESA / J. Schmidt

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