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NGC 2217 is similar to the Milky Way. In its central part, there are many stars that form a luminous strip.

The Hubble Telescope has shared a snapshot of the bright spiral galaxy NGC 2217, which is located in the constellation Canis Major. The photo appeared on the official website dedicated to the work of the telescope. 

It is noted that NGC 2217 is a barred spiral galaxy. It is located about 65 million light-years from Earth and is similar in size to the Milky Way.

It is 100,000 light-years in diameter. At the center of the galaxy are stars that form a luminous bar surrounded by a set of tightly swirling spiral sleeves. 

NGC 2217
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