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Submission + - Largest-Known Spiral Galaxy Discovered (

littlesparkvt writes: The spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 has ranked among the biggest stellar systems for decades. Now a team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Brazil has crowned it the largest-known spiral, based on archival data from NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) mission.
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Largest-Known Spiral Galaxy Discovered

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