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ESA/Hubble Photo Release heic1202: Classic Portrait of a Barred Spiral Galaxy — Hubble Observes NGC 1073. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1073, which is found in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is a similar barred spiral, and the ...

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ESA/Hubble News
3 February 2012

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1073, which is found in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). Our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is a similar barred spiral, and the study of galaxies such as NGC 1073 helps astronomers learn more about our celestial home.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1202/

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3 February 2012




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