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Hubble image / Todays 'APOD' - Hoag's object PGC 54599

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tuckstar

So it's a lenticular galaxy with a star forming ring. Possible from interaction with another galaxy. Love it.

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Bino-viewer

I like the fact that this type of galaxy is very unusual, with only a handful of known others.

Yet there is another one right 'inside' this one in the distance at the 7 o'clock position on the inside of the ring.

 

All the other galaxies to the right of the main one make it even more mind boggling when you consider the scales and distances involved.

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