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Anne's Image of the Day: Spiral Galaxy NGC 7217

August 21, 2013 NGC 7217, a spiral galaxy in Pegasus Image Credit & Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona (http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/Galaxies/NGC7217) NGC 7217 is an unbarred spiral galaxy that lies some 50 million light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Pegasus (the Winged Horse). It is receding from us at approximately 952 kilometers [continue reading]