Saturday, August 03, 2013


Beauty is Symmetry and a Graceful Line

I've posted this photo before because it is a strikingly beautiful galaxy (NGC 3718) more than 52 million light years away. Gravity from another galaxy (perhaps the one to the right) has warped what probably was a large spiral galaxy (Sc?) but it has achieved a sort of line and movement artists here on Earth wish they could draw.

There are 5 galaxies interacting in the background above this one. They don't look as beautiful to me.


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