Look at the “ghost” galaxy captured by the Hubble telescope

A notable feature of most spiral galaxies is the many curved spiral arms that appear to orbit from the center of the galaxy. In this image from the Hubble Space Telescope, the stunning blue-silvery spiral arms of NGC 4848 are visible in detail. This is reported by NASA and the European Space Agency.

Not only can the image show the inner section of the spiral arms, which contains hundreds of thousands of young, bright blue stars. Hubble also captured the very weak and thin tails of the outer spiral arms. The European Space Agency called the galaxy “ghostly”.

Many more distant and delightfully diverse galaxies appear in the background.

This thin spiral galaxy was first discovered in 1865 by German astronomer Heinrich Louis d’Arre. During his work, Heinrich also discovered asteroid 76 Freyja and many other galaxies. The astronomer also contributed to the discovery of Neptune.

If you are in the Northern Hemisphere with a large telescope, you can observe the ghostly appearance of this faint galaxy in the faint constellation Coma Berenices.

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