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ESO: The Mystery of a Distant Galaxy's Dark, Massive Void (VIEW VIDEO)

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have photographed the central region of NGC 247 — a spiral galaxy located approximately 11 million light-years from Earth in the direction of the southern constellation of Cetus. NGC 247 is one of the...
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