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Although beautiful, this image from the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble) doe…

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Although beautiful, this image from the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble) does not do justice to this galaxy’s true appeal: it is actually a spectacular spiral galaxy! From Earth, the galaxy’s vast disk of gas, dust and stars is seen nearly edge-on, flat like a pancake.
Located about a hundred million light-years away in the constellation Cetus (the Sea Monster), this spiral galaxy is not the only one seen here. A handful of other galaxies can be seen lurking in the background, scattered around the narrow strip the main galaxy. Many are oriented face-on or at tilted angles, showing off their glamorous spiral arms and bright cores. Such orientations provide a wealth of detail about the arms and their nuclei, but fully understanding a galaxy’s three-dimensional structure also requires an edge-on view. This gives astronomers an overall idea of how stars are distributed throughout the galaxy and allows them to measure the “height” of the disk and the bright star-studded core.

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA
#nasa #space #hubble #spothubble #galaxy #universe #solarsystem #bright #stars #lightyears #science #pictureoftheday #spiral #flat #galaxies #picoftheday



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abracadabraslaydamozzy 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Just for kicks ,if we were to get to this galaxy ~ in a jiffy. Which is more viable ,through Einstein’s Rosen bridge or a giant blackhole..?

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jsoliverf 21.11.2019 - 09:34

We cannot be alone in the universe

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claudiasofiia5 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Asi se ve nuestra galaxia amor @william_schz4

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avanusings 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Fakeeeeeewwwww

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qs.hub 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Where are all these stars when you take pics of the earth

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armissanz 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Interesting how NASA can capture a full picture of our galaxy (in one frame) but can never capture a full “still” photo of our global earth? WTF

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riinaskead 21.11.2019 - 09:34

🤔

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mohamadre9441 21.11.2019 - 09:34

ﺳﻼﻡ:ﻣﺮﺳﻲ اﺯ ﻋﻜﺴﻬﺎﻭﻓﻴﻠﻤﻬﺎﻱ ﺑﺴﻴﺎﺭﺯﻳﺒﺎ ﻭﻫﻴﺠﺎﻥ اﻧﮕﻴﺰي ﻛﻪ اﺯ ﻓﻀﺎﻱ ﻻﻳﺘﻨﺎﻫﻲ ﻭﻛﺎﻳﻨﺎﺕ ﻭﻛﺮاﺕ ﻭﻛﻬﻜﺸﺎﻧﻬﺎﻛﻪ ﮔﺬاﺷﺘﻪ اﻳﺪ و ﺑﺮاﻱ ﻣﻦ ﺧﻴﻠﻲ ﺩﻭﺳﺖ ﺩاﺷﺘﻨﻲ ﻫﺴﺗﻨﺪ, اﻣﺎ ﻣﺘﺎﺳﻔﺎﻧﻪ ﺯﺑﺎﻥ اﻧﮕﻠﻴﺴﻲ ﻣﻦ ﺧﻮﺏ ﻧﻴﺴﺖ ﻭﻣﺘﻮﺟﻪ ﮔﺰاﺭﺷﺎﺕ ﻭﺗﻮﺿﻴﺤﺎﺕ ﻋﻜﺴﻬﺎ ﻭﻓﻴﻠﻤﻬﺎ ﺗﻮﻥ ﻧﻤﻴﺸﻢ ﻭﻛﺎﺵ ﺭاﻫﻲ ﺑﻮﺩ ﻛﻪ ﺑﻪ ﻓﺎﺭﺳﻲ ﻣﻴﺘﻮﻧﺴﺘﻢ ﺑﺨﻮﻧﻢ ﻭاﺳﺘﻔﺎﺩﻩ ﻛﻨﻢ.

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dabtribe_710 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Flat disc

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helo.heloisa_gomes12345 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Que coisa maravilhosa…

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okain_aria 21.11.2019 - 09:34

سلام من یک ایرانیم اطلاعاتم در مورد علم نجوم بلاست و علاقه ی شدیدی بهش دارم خواهشا به من کمک کنید که عضو ناسار بشوم

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okain_aria 21.11.2019 - 09:34

سلام من یک ایرانیم که شدیدن به علم نجوم علاقه دارم

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capiicorn 21.11.2019 - 09:34

We are so tiny

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tahaissneb 21.11.2019 - 09:34

and people say »god dosent exist » like wow

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achilles_james_880768 21.11.2019 - 09:34

That’s why there are flat earthers

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ec_condor_ 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Light took 100 million years to get here. Amazingly slow. Or amazingly distant. Or both.

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webheadlife 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Flat disc 😂

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nadanash 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Beautiful

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_.corydavies._ 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Krillin out here with the destructo disc

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leban356 21.11.2019 - 09:34

Awesome

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nick_savoia 21.11.2019 - 09:34

@chrishyland_ there are definitely some other homies out there

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