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Hubble’s Galaxies With Knots, Bursts

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Hubble’s Galaxies With Knots, Bursts

Post by Dragon on Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:33 am


Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair) lies the impressive Coma Cluster —  a structure of over a thousand galaxies bound together by gravity. Many of these galaxies are elliptical types, as is the brighter of the two galaxies dominating this image: NGC 4860 (center). However, the outskirts of the cluster also host younger spiral galaxies that proudly display their swirling arms. Again, this image shows a wonderful example of such a galaxy in the shape of the beautiful NGC 4858, which can be seen to the left of its bright neighbor and which stands out on account of its unusual, tangled, fiery appearance.

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Post by Dragon on Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:35 am



Coma Cluster

Galaxy clusters are the largest structures in the Universe held together by gravity.

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Post by Cloud on Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:01 pm

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