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Ultraviolet Galaxy Galaxias Photos

Ultraviolet Galaxy Galaxias Photos

The galaxy NGC 6782 has an almost circular spiral shape, however, the photo is far from showing us a circle shape. This photo was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on November 1, 2001 and achieved this form by exposing the telescope to a vision in ultraviolet light. This type of light is generated by stars much hotter than our Sun, from an area of ​​furious star formation.

Two spiral arms emerge from the blue disk that are cut against the golden light of older stars. This impressive and beautiful set is still an enigma for astronomers.

The appearance of a galaxy can depend strongly on the color of the light with which it is observed. This image taken by the Hubble of NGC 6782 illustrates a pronounced example of this effect. This spiral galaxy, when seen by visible light, shows a separation in the spiral arms that give it a pinwheel shape similar to any other spiral galaxy. However, when the galaxy is observed with ultraviolet light by Hubble, its shape is completely different.

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