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Jellyfish Galaxy JO206 : , NASA Released An Image

Jellyfish Galaxy JO206 :  NASA Released An Image

NASA released an image showcasing the jellyfish galaxy JO206 which was captured by the Hubble telescope.

  • Jellyfish Galaxy (JO206) trails across the universe about 700 million light-years away from our planet.
  • It is in the constellation Aquarius.
  • Jellyfish galaxies resemble their marine namesakes and that is evident in the image.
  • At the bottom right in the image “tentacles” of bright star formation that trails the main disc of the galaxy are visible.
  • Aquarius constellation is one of the 12 zodiac constellations.
  • The constellation’s name means “the water-bearer” (or “cup-bearer”) in Latin.
  • It lies in the region of the sky which is sometimes referred to as the Sea, because it contains a number of other constellations with names associated with water.
  • It is the 10th largest constellation in the sky, occupying an area of 980 square degrees.
  • It is one of the 15 equatorial constellations.