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Galaxy Detective

 

A galaxy is a huge collection of gas, dust, and billions of stars accompanied by their solar systems. They’re held together by gravity. Throughout the universe, galaxies are found in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Dr. Frank Summers from the Space Telescope Science Institute is here to tell us more.

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Credits

Images courtesy of:

  1. NASAESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgment: Y. Momany (University of Padua)
  2. NASAESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgment: A. Riess (STScI)
  3. NASAESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); Acknowledgment: Judy Schmidt and J. Blakeslee (Dominion Astrophysical Observatory)

With thanks to Dr. Frank Summers and the Space Telescope Science Institute for this badge.

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