Galaxy-sized peanuts? Astronomers use new imaging software to detect double ‘peanut shell’ galaxy

Posted by on May 6, 2016 2:02 pm
Categories: Science

Astronomers have discovered an unusually shaped structure in two nearby disc galaxies. Scientists recently developed new imaging software, making it possible to observe the double “peanut shell shape” formed by the distribution of stars bulging from the centers of these galaxies.

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