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  • 2/7/2002 Hubble Reveals "Backwards" Spiral Galaxy STScI-2002-03 51. Hubble Reveals "Backwards" Spiral Galaxy Astronomers have found a spiral galaxy that may be spinning to the beat of a different cosmic drummer. To the surprise of astronomers, the galaxy, called NGC 4622, appears to be rotating... (More)

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  • 10/6/1999 Starry Bulges Yield Secrets to Galaxy Growth STScI-1999-34 63. Starry Bulges Yield Secrets to Galaxy Growth The Hubble telescope is uncovering important new clues to a galaxy's birth and growth by peering into its heart — a bulge of millions of stars resembling a bulbous... (More)
  • 6/3/1999 Magnificent Details in a Dusty Spiral Galaxy STScI-1999-25 64. Magnificent Details in a Dusty Spiral Galaxy The Key Project team used this Hubble telescope view of the magnificent spiral galaxy, NGC 4414, to help calculate the expansion rate of the universe. (More)
  • 5/6/1999 Internet Voters Get Two Galaxies in One from Hubble STScI-1999-16 65. Internet Voters Get Two Galaxies in One from Hubble Located about 130 million light-years away, NGC 4650A is one of only 100 known polar-ring galaxies. Their unusual disk-ring structure is not yet understood... (More)
  • 3/18/1999 Hubble's Infrared Galaxy Gallery STScI-1999-10 66. Hubble's Infrared Galaxy Gallery Astronomers have used the Hubble telescope to produce an infrared "photo essay" of spiral galaxies. By penetrating the dust clouds swirling around the centers of these galaxies, the telescope's... (More)

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  • 11/29/1995 HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 STScI-1995-49 75. HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 Hubble Space Telescope evokes a new sense of awe and wonder about the infinite richness of our universe in dramatic, unprecedented pictures of celestial objects. Like a traveler sharing... (More)
  • 2/20/1995 Hubble Probes the Violent Birth of Stars in Galaxy NGC 253 STScI-1995-10 76. Hubble Probes the Violent Birth of Stars in Galaxy NGC 253 This Hubble telescope image of the core of the nearest starburst spiral galaxy, NGC 253, reveals violent star formation within a region 1,000 light-years... (More)

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