NASA’s Chandra Observatory looking at barred spiral galaxy 86 million light-years away

NASA’s Chandra Observatory said Wednesday that it was observing NGC 3081. NGC 3081 is a barred spiral galaxy located about 86 million light-years from the Earth. “The galaxy’s center is surrounded by a bright loop known as a resonance ring,” the agency wrote in a tweet. “The ring is filled with dazzling clusters of stars and bursts of new star formation.” As seen...

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