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Gemini Images: Galaxies (all sorts)

Galaxies are large groupings of millions to hundreds of billions of stars. Some also contain large amounts of gas and dust from which new stars are still being formed. Galaxies are classified based on their appearance into broad categories such as spirals, ellipticals, and irregulars, as well as several narrower subcategories.

[Stephan&#8217;s Quintet]
Stephan’s Quintet

The Gemini Project is an international collaboration between the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Canada, Chile, Australia, Argentina and Brazil. This collection of images related to the Gemini project is maintained by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO). If you plan to use any of these images for other than your personal enjoyment, please read our conditions of use.

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Last updated: Aug 15 2018