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“Hubble” showed “twin” of the milky Way

July 12, 2017 6:05 AM
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“Hubble” showed “twin” of the milky Way

Scientists using a telescope “Hubble” has received the NGC 2500, which is located at a distance of 30 million light years from Earth in the constellation Lynx. The picture was published on the website of the telescope.

NGC 2500 is a spiral galaxy like the milky Way. To the class of spiral galaxies is about two thirds of all galaxies of the Universe. NGC 2500 is still actively producing stars, although the star formation regions are concentrated in it unevenly.

Most active new stars “born” in a part of the galaxy, which is located at the top of the image.


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