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Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 3393

July 23, 2013 NGC 3393, a spiral galaxy in Hydra Image Credit: NASA/STScI NGC 3393 is a barred spiral galaxy of some 9,800 light-years across, located about 160 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Hydra (Water snake). It is receding from us at approximately 3750 kilometers per second. Remarkable is that the [continue reading]