#UMPlus - Lenticular galaxy NGC 1947
This unusual lenticular galaxy, known as NGC 1947, has lost almost all the gas and dust from its characteristic spiral arms, which used to orbit around its center. This galaxy shows its structure by illuminating its disc of dust and faint gas with millions of stars. In this image, taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, the faint remnants of the galaxy's spiral arms can still be distinguished in the thin strands of dark gas that.....
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