Michela Rozic

Michela Rozic

Michela Rozic
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Polar Ring Galaxy,NGC4650A. Located about 130 million light years away,---only one of 100 known polar-ring galaxies. The unusual structure is not fully understood---what is left of one galaxy has become the rotating inner disk of old red stars in the center.

Polar Ring Galaxy,NGC4650A. Located about 130 million light years away,---only one of 100 known polar-ring galaxies. The unusual structure is not fully understood---what is left of one galaxy has become the rotating inner disk of old red stars in the center.

An Awesome Picture of the Cartwheel Galaxy. - Other Names: ESO 350-40, AM0035-335. - Constellation: Sculptor. - Distance: 500 million light-years. - Size: 150,000 light-years. - Quick Facts: - i) The Cartwheel Galaxy looks like a wheel with spoke-like structures between its outer ring and its bulls-eye shaped nucleus. It spins at an awesome speed of 136 miles per second (217 km/s). ii) The galaxy’s nucleus is the bright object in the center of the image; the spoke-like structures are wisps…

An Awesome Picture of the Cartwheel Galaxy. - Other Names: ESO 350-40, AM0035-335. - Constellation: Sculptor. - Distance: 500 million light-years. - Size: 150,000 light-years. - Quick Facts: - i) The Cartwheel Galaxy looks like a wheel with spoke-like structures between its outer ring and its bulls-eye shaped nucleus. It spins at an awesome speed of 136 miles per second (217 km/s). ii) The galaxy’s nucleus is the bright object in the center of the image; the spoke-like structures are wisps…