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Checking out some radio data from NRAO's VLA for the first time. Not sure I'll come up with something worthy of entering the contest in time, but here's 3C346, a pair of interacting giant ellipticals with a kinked jet. Also a lensing system.

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Shown in red and green are radio observations from 1.500 GHz (L-band) and 4.860 GHz (C-band), respectively. In grayscale is a visible light red observation from HST.

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This is one of those super interesting, perplexing systems that also has the misfortune of being difficult to create aesthetically pleasing imagery for, and therefore hard to get people to look at.

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