Gary Imm

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A backyard amateur astrophotographer enjoying retirement with my wife on beautiful Lake Livingston in Onalaska, Texas, about 90 minutes north of Houston.

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These objects have two similar sized galaxies which are interacting, bridged by a long star stream. Long is defined here as longer than the span of the galaxy. They may be in the early stages of a merger. But it is also possible that their momentum will keep them apart.