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In appearance, M89 is remarkably unremarkable! In fact it is unusual because it seems to be almost perfectly spherical, but thjis may be beacuse its longest axis is pointing almost directly at Earth. X-ray studies show two rings of hot gas around its core, it also has around 2,000 globular clusters.


M89 elliptical galaxy