Hubble spies a loopy galaxy (NGC7714) which is 100 million light-years away from earth.

Galaxy NGC7714 as viewed from hubble space telescope.
Image Credit : NASA/Hubble

The NASA Hubble space telescope has send a spectacular image of the galaxy NGC 7714 which presents an especially striking view of the galaxy's smoke-ring-like structure. Our universe is full of galaxies like this. The golden loop is made of sun-like star which is pulled deep down into space. NGC 7714 is 100 million light-years away from Earth in the direction of the constellation Pisces.

  The reason behind this galaxy shape is because it is gravitationally stretched and pulled and otherwise distorted in gravitational tug-o'-wars with bypassing galaxies. The gravitational pull of this galaxy began between 100 million and 200 million years ago the time when dinosaurs ruled the earth.

  This image was taken in October 2011 by the Wide Field Camera 3 and the Advanced Camera for Surveys of hubble.Hubble has taken spectacular shots of many galaxies like this and has revealed the secrets of our universe by looking further in deep space.

  The Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency.