Hubble Meeting the Neighbors


The sphere of space surrounding our galaxy is known as the Local Volume, a region some 35 million light-years in diameter and home to several hundred known galaxies. The subject of this new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, a beautiful dwarf irregular galaxy known as PGC 18431, is one of these galaxies. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/hubble-meeting-the-neighbors

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