Monday, August 15, 2011

Fried Egg Galaxy Flag

Fried Egg Galaxy Flag

In the constellation Pegasus is a unique galaxy that dose not fit into the mainstream spiral shape. Most galaxies have a bar or spiral shape.

Its number is NGC 7742, but it's better known by simpler and more intuitively aligned name - the Celestial Egg. This is one cosmic omelet that will give you heartburn.

It is about 23 Megaparsecs away, and classified as Seyfert Galaxy, which means its center is 'brighter than your average bear' so to speak.

Picture of Fried Egg Galaxy with its Flag

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