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Hubblecast 34: Hubble snaps heavyweight of the Leo Triplet

8 Apr 2010, 14:00 UTC
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Hubble has snapped a spectacular view of M66, the largest "player" of the Leo Triplet, and a galaxy with an unusual anatomy: it displays asymmetric spiral arms and an apparently displaced core. The peculiar anatomy is most likely caused by the gravitational pull of the other two members of the trio.

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