Hubble Sees Milky Way-Like Galaxy

The subject of this Hubble image is LEDA 89996, a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Dorado (Swordfish). LEDA 89996, also known as IRAS 04543-6629 or 2MASS J04542829-6625280, is much like our home Milky Way Galaxy. The disc-shaped galaxy is seen face on, revealing the winding structure of the spiral arms. The galaxy appears very [...] —> Read More