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Why does the galaxy LEDA 074886 appear rectangular?

by !Jon Snow!
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!Jon Snow!
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Aug18-14, 06:16 PM
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LEDA 074886, also known as PGC 74886, is a dwarf galaxy with a rare rectangular shape, located at a distance of about 70,000,000 light-years ( 21,000,000 pc) ...
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soulmartyr
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Aug18-14, 08:03 PM
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http://arxiv.org/abs/1203.3608
Two colliding disk galaxies, seems to be the speculation.
Hornbein
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LEDA 074886, also known as PGC 74886, is a dwarf galaxy with a rare rectangular shape, located at a distance of about 70,000,000 light-years ( 21,000,000 pc) ...

A giant bacterium?


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