July 4, 2022

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The Hubble telescope detects a huge galaxy with mysterious shells

The Hubble telescope detects a huge galaxy with mysterious shells

The Hubble Space Telescope images the elliptical galaxy NGC 474, located about 100 million light-years from Earth and 2.5 times the size of the Milky Way. (Image credit: NASA, ESA, D. Carter (Liverpool John Moores University), DSS; Image processing: J. Cooper (NASA Goddard/Catholic University of America))

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning new view of a giant galaxy more than twice the size of the Milky Way.

The elliptical galaxyknown as NGC 474, lies about 100 million light-years away from Land. The Hubble telescope Take a close-up of the central region of the galaxy, revealing its enormous size.