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Why Does This Galaxy Have Such an Odd Shape?

31 Jan 2015, 16:33 UTC
Why Does This Galaxy Have Such an Odd Shape?
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This Galaxy, NGC 7714, has an odd shape. In fact we call it a ‘Peculiar Galaxy.’ Why doesn’t it have the characteristic spiral arms if it is indeed a spiral? Why doesn’t it look more diffuse and football shaped like an elliptical galaxy? The reason is that like millions of other galaxies in the Universe, […]

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