WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Wispy Irregular Galaxy

By Wired Science Staff This sprinkling of cosmic glitter makes up the galaxy known as ESO 149-3, located some 20 million light-years away from us. It is an example of an irregular galaxy, characterised by its amorphous, undefined shape ? a property that sets it apart from its perhaps more photogenic spiral and elliptical relatives.

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