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See The World From Above Space

Galaxy in a Bubble

The Hooked Galaxy (MCG-01-39-003) is a peculiar spiral galaxy that is interacting with its neighbour, the spiral galaxy NGC 5917 (also known as Arp 254 or MCG-01-39-002), both located about 87 million light-years away in the constellation of Libra (The Balance). They are speeding away from us at more than 1900 kilometers per second.

Spectacular Space Bubble. This new Hubble Space Telescope reveals a dazzling look at the N11 region of the Large Magellanic Cloud — a SATELLITE galaxy near the Milky Way — and was released on June 22, 2010.


The Spiderweb, imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope – a central galaxy (MRC 1138-262) surrounded by hundreds of other star-forming ‘clumps’. Credit: NASA, ESA, George Miley and Roderik Overzier (Leiden Observatory)

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This object is a medium-sized, face-on spiral galaxy about 22 million light years away from Earth. In the past century, eight supernovas have been observed to explode in the arms of this galaxy. Chandra observations (purple) have, in fact, revealed three of the oldest supernovas ever detected in X-rays, giving more credence to its nickname of the “Fireworks Galaxy.” This composite image also includes optical data from the Gemini Observatory in red, yellow, and cyan. Credit: NASA / Chandra

Ring Galaxy NGC 922 (NASA, Chandra, 12/05/12) by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, via Flickr

New Project Aims To Improve Galaxy Simulation — And Help Us Understand More About The Universe

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