Hubble Telescope shows many distant galaxies

The presented image was published by the Hubble Mission support team. Except for a few foreground stars, all the objects captured in the image are distant galaxies, many of which resemble our Milky Way.

Distant galaxies in the Hubble telescope image. Source: ESA/Hubble & NASA, W. Keel

One of these galaxies is LEDA 58109, which can be seen in the upper right corner of the image. It has a bright core and elements of a spiral structure are visible in it.

Two other notable objects are in the lower left corner of the image. This is a galaxy with an active core SDSS J162558.14+435746.4, from behind the right “shoulder” of which the galaxy J162557.25+435743.5 looks out.

Long alphanumeric designations of galaxies are associated with a variety of cataloging systems of celestial objects. Since none of the existing catalogs is comprehensive, they cover areas of the sky that intersect with other catalogs. Therefore, many galaxies have several different designations. So, LEDA 58109 is also known under the names MCG+07-34-030 and J162551.50+435747.5.

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