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Stunning HD Image of Pinwheel Galaxy

This image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals the gigantic Pinwheel galaxy, one of the best known examples of "grand design spirals", and its supergiant star-forming regions in unprecedented detail. The image was the largest and most detailed photo of a spiral galaxy taken with Hubble when it was released on February 28, 2006.

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Category: Space
Uploaded: 20th May 2019
Dimensions: 7680x4320 (8K UltraHD)

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hubble space telescopesciencespiralstarssatellite imageryuniversecosmosouter spacespacehubbleesastar-forming regiongrand design spiralspiral galaxym101galaxyngc 5457messier 101pinwheel galaxynasa

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