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Warped Galaxy

ESO 510-G13


An edge-on, warped spiral galaxy


Found in the southern constellation Hydra

Distance from Earth

46 megaparsecs (150 million light-years)


Roughly 25 kiloparsecs (82,000 light-years)

Warped galaxy ESO 510-G13.

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"Fast Facts: Warped Galaxy" is a table that lists the name, description, location, size, and distance of the galaxy from Earth. A picture of the galaxy is included.

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How to use in the classroom

Use this resource as:

A source of information. Read the table to find out about this object.

A mapping activity. Locate the galaxy's associated constellation on a star map.

A large-number recognition activity. Have students study this table and other galaxy Fast Fact tables.  Students can order objects based upon their distances from Earth.

An inquiry tool. Have students write down questions they would like answered about the image and the information in the Fast Facts table.

An engagement tool. Involve students in a discussion.

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