Sunday, May 15, 2016

Hubble Spies a Spiral Snowflake

Hubble Spies a Spiral Snowflake: Hubble Spies a Spiral Snowflake: Together with irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies make up approximately 60 percent of the galaxies in the local universe. However, despite their prevalence, each spiral galaxy is unique — like snowflakes, no two are alike. This is demonstrated by the striking face-on spiral galaxy NGC 6814.

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