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Image of the Day: An Unusual Spiral Galaxy at the Far Edge of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, scientists, galaxy, spiral galaxy )

- 3170 days ago -
The magnificent spiral NGC 4921 is about 320 million light-years from Earth located near the center of the Coma cluster . The galaxy has a nucleus with a bar structure surrounded by a distinct ring of dust that contains recently formed, hot blue stars.
Spectacular Sight of Swirling Spiral Galaxy 320million Miles From Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: space, spiral galaxy )

- 3202 days ago -
Like an exquisite work of intergalactic art, this is a galaxy that lies more than 320 million miles from Earth. A long-exposure Hubble Space Telescope image shows a majestic face-on spiral galaxy known as NGC 4911, located within the Coma Cluster...
Spiral Galaxy Winds Backwards
Science & Tech  (tags: spiral galaxy, arms winding backward, discovery, astronomy, astronomer, space, interesting )

- 4136 days ago -
New discoveries in a strange spiral galaxy show it has a pair of arms winding backward compared to the typical direction for most galaxies.

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