- Art by Judy Schmidt

NGC 3455 (2012)

I want to say that this is just another example of a pretty galaxy, but Hubble never takes pictures of galaxies simply because they’re pretty. I usually look up the proposals for the images I process in order to remind myself that I’m not actually that smart because I never have an easy time figuring out why an image was made even with the explanation right in front of me.

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