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Anne's Picture of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 1614

April 13, 2013 NGC 1614, a highly distorted galaxy in Eridanus Image Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration, and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University) NGC 1614 (also known as Arp 186) is a highly distorted barred spiral galaxy, located some 207 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Eridanus [continue reading]