APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
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Re: APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Post by neufer » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:06 pm

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Re: APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Post by drhr » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:39 pm

No. no. no... It doesn't look like a porpoise to me, at all. It looks like a hummingbird!

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Re: APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Post by ta152h0 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:41 am

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Re: APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Post by stephen63 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:35 am

geckzilla wrote: I was thinking rockhopper, myself.
Or a macaroni?
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Re: APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Post by bystander » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:02 am

geckzilla wrote:I was thinking rockhopper, myself.
I selected the image because of the pose, not because of the species. I like your rockhopper, though.
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Re: APOD: The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble (2013 Jun 24)

Post by dlw » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:15 pm

From the full Hubble image, http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/1306/ar ... e_3368.jpg, I get the impression of a galaxy swerving to avoid an on coming, jet propelled star!
Swerving galaxy.jpg
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