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NGC 6070
Imaged by Martin S. Ferlito copyright
Gstar-EX Integrating Video Camera

The large bright Spiral galaxy, called NGC 6070, lies in the constellation of Serpens. It is receding from the Earth with a velocity of about 2000 kilometers per second and is at a distance of over 100 million light years. NGC 6070 glows with blue light from recently formed hot stars, there is also yellowish light coming from cooler, older stars. Several other galaxies are also visible.


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