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Image of the Day: Sombrero Discovered to be "Two Galaxies in One"

New observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope show that theSombrero galaxy is both rotund and a slender disk like ourspiral Milky Way, The galaxy, which is a round elliptical galaxy with a thin diskembedded inside, is one of the first...
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