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  • Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
    A mound of stars rises from the brim of a galactic disk in this image of an edge-on spiral galaxy.
  • Facts of interest about the image
    This galaxy’s prominent features include a wide, flat disk, nearly 2,000 globular clusters and a bulge of stars similar to the Milky Way’s. Also, learn how the appearance of a galaxy differs depending upon the angle from which it is viewed.
  • Classroom activity
    Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.

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