A Monday morning astronomy fix from discoverynews:

Hubble Spies ‘UFO’ Galaxy
Good photography is not just about timing. It also depends on good positioning. Case in point? This view of a spiral galaxy, which is fortuitously positioned edge-on relative to the view from the Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope.
The galaxy, officially known as NGC 2683, was nicknamed the “UFO Galaxy” by astronomers at the Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory in Cocoa, Fla.
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~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

A Monday morning astronomy fix from discoverynews:

Hubble Spies ‘UFO’ Galaxy

Good photography is not just about timing. It also depends on good positioning. Case in point? This view of a spiral galaxy, which is fortuitously positioned edge-on relative to the view from the Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope.

The galaxy, officially known as NGC 2683, was nicknamed the “UFO Galaxy” by astronomers at the Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory in Cocoa, Fla.

keep reading

~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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