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The Great Barred Spiral

Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh. 56 million light years away in the constellation Fornax is one of the largest barred spiral galaxies known.  NGC 1365 at 200,000 light years in diameter is roughly twice the size of our Milky … Continue reading

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SPIRAL GALAXY NGC 1309 AND FRIENDS

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope with processing by Martin Pugh. Located in the constellation Eridanus (The River) about 100 million light years away is this small but beautiful spiral galaxy cataloged as NGC 1309. Only about 30,000 … Continue reading

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