A Spiral Within a Spiral

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured this image of the spiral galaxy known as ESO 498-G5. One interesting feature of this galaxy is that its spiral arms wind all the way into the centre, so that ESO 498-G5’s core looks a bit like a miniature spiral galaxy. Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

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May 26, 2012
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