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Fermi Bubble Graphic

NASA image release November 9, 2010 To view a video about this story go to: www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/5162413062 From end to end, the gamma-ray …

The Two-faced Whirlpool Galaxy

NASA image release January 13, 2011 These images by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope show off two dramatically different face-on views of the …

A cosmic question in NGC 4696

A cosmic question in NGC 4696 This picture, taken by Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys, shows NGC 4696, the largest galaxy in …

Ring Around a Galaxy

Located about 130 million light-years away, the extraordinary “polar-ring” galaxy NGC 4650A is one of only 100 known polar-ring galaxies. Their unusual …

Galaxy Cluster Abell 1689

Image release August 19, 2010 An international team of astronomers using gravitational lensing observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken …

The Two-faced Whirlpool Galaxy

NASA image release January 13, 2011 These images by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope show off two dramatically different face-on views of the …