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NGC 4452
NGC 4452—a lenticular galaxy

A lenticular galaxy is a type of irregular galaxy. These galaxies have an elliptical shape and ill-defined spiral arms. Basically, they are a combinations of spiral and elliptical galaxies. Examples include the Cartwheel galaxy and NGC 4479.


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