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NASA Snaps a “UFO Galaxy,” Spiral Galaxy Shaped Like a SciFi Spaceship

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reps say its space viewing monster telescope has snapped a cool edge-on image of a spiral galaxy — giving it the appearance of a giant UFO — a giant flying disc. The galaxy is called NGC 2683. It got the UFO Galaxy nickname from astronomers at the Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory in Cocoa, Florida.

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reps say its space viewing monster telescope has snapped a cool edge-on image of a spiral galaxy — giving it the appearance of a giant UFO — a giant flying disc. The galaxy is called NGC 2683. It got the UFO Galaxy nickname from astronomers at the Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory in Cocoa, Florida.

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