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The Cartwheel Galaxy

The Cartwheel Galaxy

Depicts: The Cartwheel Galaxy, IRAS 00352-3359
Copyright: Curt Struck and Philip Appleton (Iowa State University), Kirk Borne(Hughes STX Corporation), and Ray Lucas (Space Telescope Science Institute), and NASA

Researchers analyzing the Hubble Space Telescope's dramatic images of the Cartwheel galaxy have discovered immense comet-like clouds of gas speeding at nearly 700,000 mph through the galaxy's core.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
25-Feb-2024 18:54 UT

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