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Hubble telescope spies lopsided spiral galaxy deformed by gravity – Space.com

This galaxy is so strange it made it to the list of the Universe’s greatest weirdos.

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The NGC 2276 galaxy, recently imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope, had previously made it to the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies. (Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, P. Sell)
The Hubble Space Telescope
has captured a stunning new image of a distant spiral galaxy deformed by gravitational tug of its neighbor. 
The spiral galaxy
, called NGC 2276, is located in the constellation Cepheus some 120 million light-years away from Earth’s sun. In a wide-field image from Hubble, it can be seen together with its…

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