Top 10 Most Amazing Galaxies In The Universe

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4. 2MASX J00482185-2507365 OCCULTING PAIR

It is a pair of overlapping spiral galaxy found about the Sculptor Galaxy. It is located at 800 million years from the Milky Way galaxy. This pair of galaxies illuminates by the distribution of galactic dust beyond the visible arms of a spiral galaxy. The dusty arms extend 6 times the radii of the starry arms of the galaxy. It is clearly visible in the HST images against the central. Also, it can be seen in the core sections of the background galaxy.


It is on the outskirts of the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud. It can be easily seen with naked eyes from the Southern Hemisphere. The light from the new supernova reached Earth on February 23, 1987. It was first discovered in the year 1987, therefore, it is named as “1987A”. Its brightness peaked in May with an apparent magnitude of about 3. It is also one of the galaxies in the universe which attract modern astronauts to study supernova in detail and its observations. Also, read facts about Earth we are sure you don’t know.

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