Galaxy Sculptor of Star Formation

Is a Silver Coin a Silver Dollar? Neither, it’s galaxy NGC 253. 

NGC 53

The Sculptor Galaxy, also known as the Silver Coin or Silver Dollar GalaxyNGC 253, is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. The Sculptor Galaxy is a starburst galaxy, which means that it is currently undergoing a period of intense star formation.

Sculptor Source

 

 

 

 

 

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