Galaxies: Arp 87
Arp 87 and the two spiral galaxies NGC 3808 and NGC 3808A, are in an early state of merging. Already a bridge between them has formed. A polar ring around NGC 3808A attests to a former fusion of galaxies. Constellation: Leo. Distance: 300 million light-years. Visual magnitude: 14.1. Type: Sc D.