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ESA/Hubble heic1612: Hubble nets a cosmic tadpole. This new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic tadpole, with its bright head and elongated tail, wriggling through the inky black pool of space. Tadpole galaxies are rare and difficult to find in the local Universe. ...

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ESA/Hubble News
28 June 2016

This new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic tadpole, with its bright head and elongated tail, wriggling through the inky black pool of space. Tadpole galaxies are rare and difficult to find in the local Universe. This striking example, named LEDA 36252, was explored as part of a Hubble study into their mysterious properties — with interesting results.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1612/

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28 June 2016




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