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.