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DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Galaxy NGC 5866. Computer illustration of a view across the surface of an asteroid towards the disk galaxy NGC 5866 (diagonal, centre), tilted nearly edge-on to the line-of-sight, and revealing a crisp dust lane dividing the galaxy in two halves. NGC 5866 lies around 44 million light-years from Earth, in the constellation Draco.
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