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You Pull Me Apart

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt (
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014: This Hubble Space Telescope photo shows galaxy NGC 6872 lying in the constellation of Pavo (The Peacock). The galaxy’s odd shape…Read More »

stems from interactions with galaxy IC 4970, above. Both galaxies lie about 300 million light-years from Earth. NGC 6872 stretches over 500,000 light-years across, making it the second largest known spiral galaxy. Image released Sept. 15, 2014.

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