Dazzling spiral with an active heart - Astronomy Now Online


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Dazzling spiral with an active heart
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ESO's Very Large Telescope has captured a magnificent face-on view of the barred spiral galaxy Messier 77. The image does justice to the galaxy's beauty, showcasing its glittering arms criss-crossed with dust lanes — but it fails to betray Messier 77 ...

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