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    Hubble Captured a Photo of This Huge Spiral Galaxy, 2.5 Times Bigger than the Milky W

    This galaxy looks a lot like our own Milky Way galaxy. But while our galaxy is actively forming lots of new stars, this one is birthing stars at only half the rate of the Milky Way. It’s been mostly quiet for billions of years, feeding lightly on the thin gas in intergalactic space. This is …
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    232 light years away? It appears six zeroes got lost in the editing process.

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    Or the word “million”.

    *sigh*

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