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Fraser
2010-Apr-08, 03:40 PM
This isn't your basic spiral galaxy, but perhaps it used to be! Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys has captured this beautiful view of the biggest child of the Leo Triplet, M66. Its asymmetric spiral arms and an apparently displaced core was mostly likely caused by the gravitational pull of the other two members [...]

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