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Comet Galaxy

(spiral galaxy in cluster Abell 2667)

The Comet Galaxy is a Spiral Galaxy 3.2 billion light-years from here, found by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). It has an extended tail with young stars.

Characteristics:

  • Sculptor - constellation.
  • 3.2 billion ly - distance.
  • spiral - type.

(galaxy,spiral)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Galaxy
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.261Gpc3.20GlyComet Galaxy

Referenced by:
Spiral Galaxy

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