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News Release 374 of 947

February 7, 2006 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-07

Hubble Snaps Images of a Pinwheel-Shaped Galaxy

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Image: Full ACS Field of NGC 1309

Full ACS Field of NGC 1309

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This image of NGC 1309 extends out to the physical edge of the ACS field. The image was taken in 2005. NGC 1309 is 100 million light-years (30 Megaparsecs) distant.

Object Name: NGC 1309

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team, (STScI/AURA) and A. Riess (STScI)

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