Messier 74, also called NGC 628, is a stunning example of a "grand-design" spiral galaxy that is viewed by Earth observers nearly face-on. Its perfectly symmetrical spiral arms emanate from the central nucleus and are dotted with clusters of young blue stars and glowing pink regions of ionized hydrogen . Image source NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

Messier 74, also called NGC 628, is a stunning example of a "grand-design" spiral galaxy that is viewed by Earth observers nearly face-on. Its perfectly symmetrical spiral arms emanate from the central nucleus and are dotted with clusters of young blue stars and glowing pink regions of ionized hydrogen . Image source NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope Stock Photo
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4014 x 3865 px | 34 x 32.7 cm | 13.4 x 12.9 inches | 300dpi

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20 November 2007

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Image source NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

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