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Spiral galaxies form a class of galaxy originally described by Edwin Hubble in his 1936 work The Realm of the Nebulae and, as such, form part of the Hubble ...

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The most common type of galaxy is called a "spiral galaxy." Not surprisingly, spiral galaxies look like spirals, with long arms winding toward a bright bulge at the ...

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Resembling festive lights on a holiday wreath, this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the nearby spiral galaxy M74 is an iconic reminder of the ...

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Aug 15, 2013 ... A spiral galaxy has a distinct winding shape. Most of the galaxies observed by astronomers are spiral galaxies.

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Spiral galaxy NGC 3274 is a relatively faint galaxy located over 20 million light- years away in the constellation of Leo (The Lion). This NASA/ESA Hubble Space  ...

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Spiral galaxies get their name from the shape of their disks. In a spiral galaxy, the stars, gas and dust are gathered in spiral arms that spread outward from the ...

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Apr 20, 2017 ... In celebration of the 27th anniversary of the launch of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on April 24, 1990, astronomers used the legendary ...

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Jan 4, 2011 ... The image above is M33 – a nearby spiral galaxy – probably similar in appearance to our own Milky Way. Galaxies like our own, and like M33, ...

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Spiral galaxies get their name by the fact that they have a spiral or whirl shape. The "arms" of the spiral are the areas where stars are formed. These arms appear  ...