New beautiful Spiral Galaxy image from Hubble, No this is not a Painting

Spiral in Serpens

Beautiful spiral galaxy PGC 54493, located in the constellation of Serpens (The Serpent)

A newly released image from the Hubble Space Telescope image shows the beautiful spiral galaxy PGC 54493. This galaxy is located in the constellation of Serpens or The Serpent. The galaxy galaxy cluster has been studied by astronomers investigatingĀ an phenomenon known as weak gravitational lensing. Click on image to get a larger version suitable for use as a wallpaper or desktop background.

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