The World Around Us

Galaxy NGC 4319 and adjacent quasar Markarian 205 have different redshifts but appear to be linked and therefore not a great distance apart.

Despite having markedly different redshifts, this false colour image suggests that the galaxy NGC 4319 and the quasar Markarian 205 are connected by a "luminous bridge" and therefore not a great distance apart.

Credit: D Strange, Worth Hill Observatory, Dorset