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Cartwheel Galaxy, ESO 350-40, is a lenticular galaxy about 500 mly away in the constellation Sculptor. It is an estimated 150,000 light-years across. The galaxy was once a normal spiral galaxy like the Milky Way before it apparently underwent a head-on collision with a smaller companion approximately 200 mya.

This false-color composite image provided by NASA hows the Cartwheel galaxy as seen by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer's Far Ultraviolet detector (blue); the Hubble Space Telescope t (green); the Spitzer Space Telescope (red); and the Chandra (purple).

Eye of the Cosmos taken from the Hubble Telescope. "The cosmos is within us. We're made of star-stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." — Carl Sagan -- WE ARE MADE OF STAR STUFF!

astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, planets, nebulas

Deep space planets and stars. "As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself.

ROYAL DUTCH JEWELS: Platinum pendant with the monogram of Queen Emma Adelheid. Diamonds, Pearls and Rubies. Around 1900.

Royal Dutch jewels: Platinum pendant with the monogram of Queen Emma Adelheid. Diamonds, Pearls and Rubies.