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Barred spiral galaxy

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Hubble: Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1073 [1080p]

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The Bar in the Center of the Galaxy

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Barred Spiral Galaxies

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Close-Up View of Barred Spiral Galaxy Messier 83 | ESA Hubble Space Science

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barred spiral (galaxy)

A barred spiral galaxy is a spiral galaxy with a central bar-shaped structure composed of stars. Bars are found in between one third and two thirds of all spiral galaxies. Bars generally affect both the motions of stars and interstellar gas within spiral galaxies and can affect spiral arms as well. The Milky Way Galaxy, where our own Solar System is located, is classified as a barred spiral galaxy.
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