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Hubble Telescope Spying on Gravity-Deformed Biased Spiral Galaxy



NGC 2276, recently photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. It was previously sent to the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies. (Image credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA, P. Cell)

Hubble Space Telescope It captured stunning new images of distant spiral galaxies distorted by the gravity of their neighbors.

spiral galaxyCalled NGC 2276, it is in the constellation Cepheus. It is about 120 million light-years from the Sun, in this wide-angle view from Hubble. It can be seen together with its smaller neighbor NGC 2300. The gravity of neighboring galaxies distorts the spiral structure of NGC 2276 to form a point in T.He Atlas of Peculiar GalaxiesA catalog of the strangest constellations, first published in 1966.




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