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  • Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
    This Hubble Space Telescope image of a spiral galaxy viewed "edge-on" reveals an intriguing warped disk that illustrates how a galaxy's shape can be deformed by gravity. Here, the fragile disk looks like pizza dough that has been tossed into the air.
  • Facts of interest about the image
    Text describes the galaxy's most prominent features in detail and compares the image with a "face-on" portrait of another spiral galaxy.
  • Classroom activity
    Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.

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