Hubble captures rare galactic view › News in Science ABC Science

 

 

Whether you call it a mail slot, coin slot or a light sabre, the Hubble space telescope has captured a rare image of a galaxy, according to astronomers.The galaxy, labeled NGC 4452, provides a near perfect side on view of a spiral galaxy.Associate Professor Peter Tuthill, research astrophysicist at the University of Sydney, says although very thin galaxies are relatively common, photographs like this one are quite rare.

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