Three galaxies in collision, NGC 3690A/B and IC 694. NGC 3690 is a IR bright starburst galaxy and a supernova factory (Neff, et. al., 2004). NGC 3690 is classified as Sb/pec, distance has not been measured.
Both NGC 3690a/b and IC 694 contain active
galactic nuclei in the process of merging (Ballo, et.al, 2004).