The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an outstanding image of the central part of the compact spiral galaxy IC 2051. IC 2051 lies in the southern constellation of Mensa, some 90 million light-years away. Otherwise known as ESO 4-7 and LEDA 13999, this galaxy was discovered by the American astronomer DeLisle Stewart in December, [...]... SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 month
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