Hubble survey captures iconic spiral galaxy NGC 2903

phys.org | 5/3/2019 | Staff
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Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, L. Ho et al.

The iconic appearance of a spiral galaxy is exemplified here in the form of the stunning NGC 2903, imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. It shows off whirling, pinwheeling arms with scatterings of sparkling stars, glowing bursts of gas, and dark, weaving lanes of cosmic dust.

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NGC 2903 is located about 30 million light-years away in the...
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