#astronomy Hubble captures spectacular view of a barred spiral in Sculptor – Astronomy Now

January 27, 2021 - Comment

About two thirds of spiral galaxies, together with the Milky Means, characteristic a central bar of stars and lengthy arms spiralling loosely across the nucleus. NGC 613, found in 1798 by William Hershel, gives a textbook instance as seen on this superbly detailed picture captured by the Hubble House Telescope and launched 11 January. NGC


About two thirds of spiral galaxies, together with the Milky Means, characteristic a central bar of stars and lengthy arms spiralling loosely across the nucleus. NGC 613, found in 1798 by William Hershel, gives a textbook instance as seen on this superbly detailed picture captured by the Hubble House Telescope and launched 11 January. NGC 613 is situated about 67 million mild years from Earth within the southern constellation Sculptor.

NGC 613. Picture: ESA/Hubble & NASA, G. Folatelli



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