Hubble Telescope’s views of enormous spiral galaxy illuminate a big mystery

The Hubble Space Telescope has been taking an extended look at a spiral galaxy to help astronomers make improvements in measuring fast cosmic distances.

NGC 7038 is an enormous, oval-shaped spiral galaxy with four blue spiral arms swirling around it and a bright, pale-yellow center. Strands of orange dust also emanate from the heart of the giant hive of stars, with fixed numbers of others galaxies visible in the background.

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