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December 10, 2019

Galaxy NGC 3749 — 135 million light-years away — as seen by Hubble

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope photographed this galaxy, a "moderately luminous" star cluster 793,614,430,000,000,000,000 miles from Earth.

Discovered in 1835 by John Herschel, NGC 3749 is a spiral galaxy like our Milky Way.

It is found in the constellation Centaurus (the Centaur) in the Southern Hemisphere.

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