An Irregular Dwarf

NGC 1156 is a dwarf irregular galaxy which contains zones of gas rotating in the opposite direction of most of the material in the galaxy. The counter-rotation is thought to be the result of tidal interactions with another gas rich galaxy some time in the past.

Image Credit: NASA / ESA

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  1. From the headline I was expecting this to be about a pedo who doesn’t eat enough fiber.

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