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    Hoag object

    (ORDO NEWS) — Hoag’s Object is an atypical ring galaxy more than 600 million light-years from Earth . With a diameter of 120,000 light years, the galaxy contains only about eight billion stars. For comparison, the diameter of the Milky Way is 100,000 light years, but at least 100 billion luminaries of different sizes, masses and ages live in it! The blue-white ring surrounding the yellow core is a “factory”…