Two Spiral Galaxies in Virgo

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These two spiral galaxies, NGC 4302 (left) and NGC 4298 (right), are about 55 million light-years away and are part of the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies. Both galaxies have similar spiral shapes, but are seen at different orientations.

 

For more information, see this Hubble press release: http://hubblesite.org/news_release/news/2017-14

 

Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Mutchler (STScI)

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