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NASA’s Hubble Views NGC 4866

Hubble captured this image of NGC 4866, a lenticular galaxy situated roughly 80 million light-years from Earth. The constellation of Virgo (The Virgin) is the…





Hubble Views Galaxy Pair MRK 1034

This Hubble image shows spiral galaxies PGC 9074 and PGC 9071, also known as galaxy pair MRK 1034. Looking towards the constellation of Triangulum (The…





Pinwheel Spiral Galaxy M101

First published in the XMM-Newton image gallery in 2002, this view of M101 was composed of images taken by XMM-Newton’s Optical Monitor telescope using different…




Hubble Views a Starburst Galaxy

Using the Wide Field Camera 3, Hubble captured this new image of starburst galaxy J125013.50+073441.5. This beautiful, glittering swirl is named, rather un-poetically, J125013.50+073441.5. A…