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Whirling Whirlpool

  1. Apr 26, 2005 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 26, 2005 #2


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    damn that's pretty cool..
  4. Apr 27, 2005 #3
    That picture looks amazing!

    Could someone explain the makeup of the picture. Like, what are the red blotches that appear on it? Why is it so much brighter at the centre (I would guess greater concentration of stars??) Why did the galaxy even take this shape?? And what is the bright region to the right of the galaxy??


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