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Photo Release: A Family Portrait of Galaxies

6 Sep 2012, 13:00 UTC
Photo Release: A Family Portrait of Galaxies

Hubble image of Arp 116Two very different galaxies feature in this family portrait taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, together forming a peculiar galaxy pair called Arp 116. The image shows the dramatic differences in size, structure and colour between spiral and elliptical galaxies.

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