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Image of spiral galaxy NGC 253 as seen by the 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak
Todd Boroson / AURA / NOAO / NSF
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 253

This image of the spiral galaxy NGC 253, was taken through the 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona. This spiral galaxy is seen nearly edge-on, giving it a cigar-shaped appearance.

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