art hoag

Hoag’s Object - a ring galaxy discovered in 1950 by astronomer Art Hoag, who initially thought it to be a planetary nebula. A nearly perfect ring of hot, blue stars pinwheels about the yellow nucleus of this unusual galaxy [1521x1489]

Hoags Object - a ring galaxy discovered in 1950 by astronomer Art Hoag, who initially thought it to be a planetary nebula. A nearly perfect ring of hot, blue stars pinwheels about the yellow nucleus of this unusual galaxy

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