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Astronomers Discover Colossal 'super Spiral' Galaxies


"Super spiral" galaxy

In archived NASA data, researchers have discovered "super spiral" galaxies that dwarf our own spiral galaxy, the Milky Way, and compete in size and brightness with the largest galaxies in the universe.

Credit: SDSS

A strange new kind of galactic beast has been spotted in the cosmic wilderness.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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