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Anne's Picture of the Day: NGC 5907

November 23, 2012 NGC 5907, an edge-on spiral galaxy in Draco This image has been obtained from the Wikimedia Commons. NGC 5907 (nicknamed Splinter Galaxy, Draco’s Needle and The Knife Edge) is a warped spiral galaxy of about 150,000 light-years across, located some 53.5 million light years away in the northern constellation of Draco, while it [continue reading]