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Constellation of Fornax

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 4, 2013 @ 5:30 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Lying 45 million light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation of Fornax (The Furnace), this bright star-forming ring surrounds the heart of the barred spiral galaxy.

Source: spacetelescope.org [1] via Buzzfeed [2]


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[1] spacetelescope.org: http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1252a/

[2] Buzzfeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/donnad/18-astounding-hubble-photos-released-in-2012

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