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Spitzer Spots Two Galaxies in One - Universe Today
[/caption] The Sombrero galaxy has a split personalty, according to recent observations by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Infrared imaging has revealed a hazy elliptical halo of stars enveloping a dual-structured inner disk; before this, the Sombrero galaxy was thought to be only disk-shaped. Spitzer’s heat-seeking abilities reveal both stars and dust within the Sombrero galaxy, also … Continue reading "Spitzer Spots Two Galaxies in One"