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Amazing Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

By Matt Heckler May 15, 2014

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Sombrero galaxy

The Sombrero galaxy is particularly interesting because of how relatively flat it is. Because we’re looking at it at only a 6 degree angle from Earth, it almost looks like just a flat line. This also means that aliens from the Sombrero galaxy might be seeing us from the same angle!

Tags: science, slideshows, astronomy, the hubble telescope

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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