||NGC 5247 is a multi-armed pinwheel galaxy in the direction of Virgo. This
galaxy has the structure that astronomers call a "grand design" spiral.
This galaxy is around 50 million light years away.
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.||
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Ray and Geoff Weavill/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF (Bottom images)
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