Mice Galaxies – Overview

Located 300 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices, these two colliding galaxies were captured by the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope in 2002. The Mice Galaxies (which are also known as NGC 4676) are a pair of interacting galaxies. The galaxies have been nicknamed “The Mice” because of the long […]