11 december 2016

Hubble ziet het binnenste van een verre spiraal

This Hubble image shows the central region of a spiral galaxy known as NGC 247. NGC 247 is a relatively small spiral galaxy in the southern constellation of Cetus (The Whale). Lying at a distance of around 11 million light-years from us, it forms part of the Sculptor Group, a loose collection of galaxies that also contains the more famous NGC 253 (otherwise known as the Sculptor Galaxy). NGC 247</p><div id='jp-relatedposts' class='jp-relatedposts' ><h3 class=Gerelateerd

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