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Spiral galaxy NGC 300. Ultraviolet (blue) and visible light (red) composite image of the spiral galaxy NGC 300, which is also known as C70 (Caldwell 70). Loosely formed spiral arms formed from star clusters (blue) are seen swirling around the central nucleus (red). NGC 300 is located about 7 million light years away from Earth, in the constellation Sculptor. Image obtained using the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) Orbiter telescope and the Las Campanas Observatory, Chile.
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