Hubble-photographed galaxy features extra spiral arms

02/6/2013 |

A galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major has extra arms that may be attributed to the massive black hole in its center, scientists say. While most galaxies have two arms, Messier 106 has four spiraling arms of cosmic material. A photo taken by the Hubble telescope reveals that the extra arms are made of reddish gas.

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