March 12, 2021 4:56:35 pm
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on March 11 shared a dazzling image of a spiral galaxy, leaving netizens mesmerised. Shared on the official Instagram of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope’s, the picture features galaxy M91 located 60 million light-years from the Earth.
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According to a NASA blog post, the M91 is one of over a thousand galaxies that make up the Virgo cluster — a group of galaxies that are gravitationally bound to one another. The post also reveals M91 to be an anemic galaxy, meaning that it has a lower rate of star formation compared to other spiral galaxies.
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