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Amazing Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

By Matt Heckler May 15, 2014

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Nebula NGC 5189

This awesome “S” shaped galaxy was discovered way back in 1826 by an astronomer named James Dunlop. Based on the light emissions, Karl Gordon Henize was able to determine that NGC 5189 is a quasi-planetary nebula in 1967.

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